The Golden Dream

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The Golden Dream was a "Harlequin Pantomime in one act of the Theatre des Funambules of Paris".

Presented as a circus act, performed in Cape Town in late 1850 (October-December) by the "Equestrian Gymnastics", a French circus troupe which visited the city and performed pantomime-performances and dramatised equestrian displays under the auspices of the governor Sir Harry Smith.


F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [1]: pp. 439-440.

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