Wednesday, September 12, 2007

While doing research on conjoined twins, I came across Daisy and Violet Hilton, who toured with Bob Hope in 1926 as The Dancemedians. Throughout the 1930s they toured in the U.S. sideshow and vaudeville circuit. They were also friends with Houdini. Eventually they spent their fortune and were forced to open a hot dog stand in Miami. They died in 1969. Here is a clip of them performing: