Josselin Trio

fair work on the trapeze. stronger appeal with their act on the webbing, which is ignored by many modern gymnasts

Ercole-Ariaza Troupe

commonplace – “little grace or abandon”, the costumes were poor and “the women are ugly”

Bessie Clayton

She is “the most marvellous American toe dancer”. She “gives indication of pain while on her toes, relaxing into a smile only with an effort”