Vintage Joe Bonomo as "Welles 'Red' Landow" Costume Worn i...
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DescriptionVintage Joe Bonomo as "Welles ‘Red' Landow" Costume Worn in The Great Circus Mystery (Universal, 1925). Joe Bonomo as "Welles ‘Red' Landow" costume worn in The Great Circus Mystery, and other theatrical items. Bonomo was a bodybuilder turned professional strongman and stuntman. He appeared in many early era films including The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923), The Chinatown Mystery (1928), and Island Of Lost Souls (1923). The collection
includes (1) traditional strongman leopard skin costume with satin lining (1) leather belt with metal stud ornaments (1) pair of calf-high buckled leather sandals (1) heavy round iron dumbbell (1) personal makeup case with mirror on inside lid and retaining vintage makeup and powder inside and (2) 29.5" x 40" promotional posters on heavy cardboard featuring Bonomo: 1- in this costume flexing and 1- in costume hoisting a bar with a number of clowns suspended. Exhibiting expected age and wear. In vintage Good condition. COA from Heritage Auctions.
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