Date: Fri, 1 Dec 1995 13:41:52 -0500 From: Bob Haas Subject: Re: -head On Fri, 1 Dec 1995, SETH SKLAREY wrote: > Pinheads were a fascinating group of circus sideshow freaks who I presume > were hydoencephalitics whose water had been removed. The head came to a > point and they were somewaht mentally retarded. Tod Browning's 1932 movie > Freaks, an all time classic, featured them. They resided in Gibsontown > Florida where the sideshow people from the circus winter quartered. Flossie, > who was featured in the movie, died about 10 years ago. Seth, Thanks for the background. Still looking for a copy of _Freaks_. Bob