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Topic: John Bradshaw's World Famous Coney Island Sideshow, featuring Melvin Burkhart.
Message: Posted by: Freak Prodigy (Mar 17, 2010 10:57PM)
Fred Kahl Just posted this video on YouTube.

It's truly great.

Message: Posted by: T-RAY (Mar 17, 2010 11:37PM)
Message: Posted by: Todd Robbins (Mar 18, 2010 01:40AM)
Who was that guy?
Message: Posted by: Kevin Gerrone (Mar 18, 2010 03:43AM)
Amazing footage! Brett do you know if he has footage of Bradshaw and or Otis from that show? I would LOVE to see more!
Thanks for sharing this piece of history! I love it
Message: Posted by: Freak Prodigy (Mar 18, 2010 04:01AM)
Fred has recently been going through the Coney video archives... I don't know what else there it, I would also like to see more.

I do know that someone who frequently posts on this board has some amazing footage of Otis that supposedly one day I'm going to get a copy of......
Message: Posted by: T-RAY (Mar 18, 2010 10:14PM)
....I'm getting a copy of that too.......
Message: Posted by: Todd Robbins (Mar 18, 2010 11:23PM)
Me too! Wait...what?
Message: Posted by: Freak Prodigy (Mar 19, 2010 01:39AM)
Message: Posted by: Freak Prodigy (Mar 19, 2010 01:47AM)
In case you missed it T-Ray posted this on the VB Freakshow thread... I want to make sure people see it.

"Here's another video of John Bradshaw's show in Coney Island......I am so proud to own the Otis Jordan banner and the Sword Swallower banner from this show.....Thank you Fredini for posting this!!!!! You can see these banners in The Venice Beach Freakshow today!!!!!

http://www.youtube.com/user/fredini#p/a/u/1/2NDwGkaVU9c "
Message: Posted by: jennieprice (Mar 24, 2010 02:05PM)
Awesome video. I've heard so much about him, but never actually saw him perform. Thanks for posting.
Message: Posted by: ringmaster (Apr 2, 2010 06:09PM)
You have any of Lady D's photos of Otis ?