"Freckles " trained pig at Tivoli, 5 June 1940

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Call number: ON 388/Box 030/Item 164

Digital ID: FL9648031

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    • 11/Feb/2019 07:38:06

    Trove brings home the bacon ...

    ... A novel turn is that of Marjorie Van Camp's "Freckles." described as "a pig with a personality." Believe me, that piglet has it. The audience took it to its heart. His policy is payment for work as each job is completed. Before he will perform one trick he demands a swig from a bottle in advance. After that he must have another swig for each trick no drink no business - and he means it. Freckles is one of the few juvenile entertainers I have seen that I would care to see twice. The best I can wish him is that he never meets a fried egg. ...
    From - trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/141820064

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    • 11/Feb/2019 07:47:50

    The Pig has a voice - trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/247772359?searchTerm=f...

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    • 16/Feb/2019 12:33:03

    I add my musical comment to your beautiful image : www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGc9gsYU_ao

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    • 02/Mar/2019 19:41:14

    A great looking image!