THE CNE GRANDSTAND SHOW PERFORMERS - 1955

Ed Sullivan (of TV fame) was the star host. There was a tri-service colour Guard and our Army Display Team. Each show, Marilyn Bell, the first female to swin across Lake Ontario, did a few laps in the pool in front of the stage.

 

 

 

                                                                   PT CADRE DISPLAY TEAM CNE 1955

There are some REAL OLD-TIMERS HERE

 

 Back L-R:  Willard; Clark; Chuck Pearson; Cardiff; Skip Schamehorn; Bill Grant; George Lilly; Wally Travis

          3rd L-R:     Isbister; Christenson;----------? Foster; Dave Ricketts; Fred Smith; Jack Savage; Buz Bezaire

          2nd L-R:     Rheo Lavigne; Nickerson; Carriere; Bergeron; Les Nicks; Vic Vermaat; Dugais; Folk

          Front L-R: Jim Brister; Ken MacDonald; Babin; Jim Grindley; John Gillanders; Willy Johns; Doucet; McArdle; Dionne

 

RIFLE EXERCISE DISPLAY                                                             SHELL EXERCISE DISPLAY                         PLAYING AROUND

CLUB SWINGING DISPLAY 

HIGH BOX HORSE DISPLAY

              A REAL ACROBAT TRICK