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showman

a person who presents or produces a theatrical show, etc.
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"It will be some five or ten minutes," said the Showman, "before I shall want a fresh Bear, and it looks to me as if prices would fall during that time.
But the Showman passed on, in maiden meditation, fancy free, and being joined soon afterward by the Bear, who was absently picking his teeth, it was inferred that they were not unacquainted.
"What do you think of that?" cried the detective, with the air of a showman exhibiting his show.
But the others gradually dispersed; they circled about a kind of showman who was the authorised guide, a big slow genial vulgar heavily- bearded man, with a whimsical edifying patronising tone, a tone that had immense success when he stopped here and there to make his points--to pass his eyes over his listening flock, then fix them quite above it with a meditative look and bring out some ancient pleasantry as if it were a sudden inspiration.
He was a profane person, and became a showman, turning his gifts to a marketable use, and not to his own sustenance and growth.
VISITORS to Barry Island and local film-lovers will be treated to free outdoor screenings of The Greatest Showman and Bohemian Rhapsody this weekend.
In Cinema under the Stars, two fabulous, smashhit musical films will be screened outdoors - Bohemian Rhapsody on the Saturday evening, and The Greatest Showman on the Sunday evening.
The charity is inviting film and music fanatics to get their best Freddie on for a rocking openair screening of Bohemian Rhapsody or warm up their voice for a super sing-along of The Greatest Showman.
Hollywood star Hugh Jackman's circus spectacular The Greatest Showman is still thrilling audiences - two years after its release.
AN open air cinema will be set up in a Huddersfield park to screen The Greatest Showman and Bohemian Rhapsody.
Summary: New Delhi (India), Jun 2 (ANI): It was on this day in the year 1988 when the greatest showman of Hindi cinema Raj Kapoor passed away, leaving behind some iconic films and memorable characters that are cherished even today.
The Greatest Showman, which dominated box offices last year, will be shown at Pitmedden Gardens next Saturday.