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Lulu Farini, cannonball in drag

The world's first human cannonball was a performer who went by the name of Lulu the Flying Artist. Flying up to 40 feet in the air, she gained a good deal of acclaim, even inspiring the Lu Lu Waltz. And yet, Mlle. Lulu was not what she seemed - He was a young man named Sam, who had previously performed as El Niño Farini. [more inside]
posted by Gordafarin on Jun 24, 2011 - 8 comments

Never give up, Ms. Thing.

Some glitz, glam and glitter: the history and art of "drag."
posted by moonbird on Sep 13, 2003 - 4 comments

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