Today we feature dare devil Lillian Leitzel. She was an acrobatic artist for Ringling Brothers circus, and she performed feats of acrobatics high up on a rope. She was a superstar of the show, and a superstar of her day. She was killed while performing in front of an audience in Denmark. A clasp holding her rope shattered, and she fell to her death. Here is a video clip of her performing.


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