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Old 2018-02-12, 02:09 AM   #1
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Name these unicycle On Rudi Carrell Show

Can anyone tell me who these unicyclist are and where are they from. here is a link to their great unicycle act

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Old 2018-02-13, 06:25 PM   #2
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Their accents place them as American or Canadian, but I don't recognize them. Their giraffes are really cool looking. I think the intent of that design is to keep the chain away from pant legs, which is quite understandable for that type of act (and basically any form of long pants). But they look heavy.

And their seats? Allow me to sum up: No thanks.

Date estimate: Based on the style, clothing and cars, I would place this somewhere around 1967-71 or so. One of the first cars I owned was very similar to that middle car. Mine was an Austin America (actually had two; a second one for parts), but that's probably a different variant based on the country.

And I love that little rolling-globe-riding thing! Can't explain why it has a motor though; I guess it can also operate without being pedaled?
John Foss

"I was younger then, but it felt at the time like it was going like poo off a spade. Great fun." -- Mikefule (he's British)
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Old 2018-02-13, 08:08 PM   #3
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From Wiki:
The Rudi Carrell Show was the first television show series by Rudi Carrell. Each issue played in a single decoration that featured a theme, such as the station or marketplace.

The show first ran on Dutch television. In 1965 Carrell followed a call to Radio Bremen and henceforth created German editions of his show, taking up again many themes and ideas of the Dutch edition. This ended in the spring of 1967, followed by the 1967/68 season again Dutch issues. From December 1968 it came back to German episodes until the show ended prematurely with the Christmas edition 1973 and was replaced by Am running band.
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