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The Carsony Brothers (2014)

65 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

This film tells the moving story of three exceptional brothers. Born into a poor Austrian family, they discovered their talent for acrobatics and set out in the 1950ies to conquer Las Vegas and the rest of the world. The succeeded and soon...See moreThis film tells the moving story of three exceptional brothers. Born into a poor Austrian family, they discovered their talent for acrobatics and set out in the 1950ies to conquer Las Vegas and the rest of the world. The succeeded and soon everyone knew the Carsony Brothers! Their legendary one-armed handstand n a cane was a marvel to watch, and they counted among the best equilibristic artists of their time. This film draws on the treasure trove of photographs and filmed footage from the Carsonys private archive - shown exclusively for the first time. We will see breathtaking images of the one-armed handstand on a skyscraper ... and will also find out about their private lives and the tragedy that suddenly stopped their career. See less
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Nov 30, 2014 (Austria)

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Gilbert Barbieri
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Anna-Maria Barbieri
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Eric Brenn
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Brian Dewhurst
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Evelyn Kitt
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Brigitte Lechner
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Christoph Muchsel
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Rob Roy
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Putzi Strohschneider
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Tom Terry
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Robin Witt
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Howard Nightingall
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Stuart Freeman
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Julie McCarthy
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Bert Carsony
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Joseph Carsony
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Karl Carsony
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Jerry Lewis
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Dean Martin
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