Apparently, no one ever told Bob Wallace, “If you keep making that face, it’ll get stuck like that!” He and other gurners, or girners, like J.T. Saylors, made their names by contorting their faces for laughs. Some could even dislocate their jaws to “swallow” their noses!
Believe It or Not!, this vintage design was used to promote sideshow and carnival curiosities featured at Robert Ripley’s earliest museums, or “Odditoriums,” such as those at the New York and Chicago World’s Fairs. Order your replica poster in a size that works for you and your space! Each print is on museum-quality, matte paper.