reposted from: The Circus Blog
Burke’s Carnival midway 1939. Norman Prather painted the banner lines and he owned the show. The lady out front is a “come on”. She misled the men by standing in a pose. They thought they would see her nude when inside, but all they saw was painting of partially nude women hanging from the sidewall and racks. There were a lot of disappointed men and quite a few beefs ! The sign was big and bold and during a disagreement they would just point to the banner.