Historical Art PhotoNews Posters Circa 1946 - 1952
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Bull Fighting Still Spain’s No. 1 Sport
Bullfighter Plays Safe While Bull Gets Horse
Scenes on a Sunday afternoon in Madrid. 1. The "matadors" (who do the fighting), "picadors" (the boys on horseback who excite the bull) and the "banderilleros (who stick darts in the bull) enter the arena. 2. crowds demand thrilling action. 3. A picador goes to work. 4. Matador takes on the maddened bull.
During a recent bullfight at Nimes, France, the picador (white costume) was tossed from his horse, and, sad picture was snapped, he was making himself inconspicuous as possible while a flock of toreadors tried to . attract the bull away from the horse.
Manuel Rodriguez, world's most famous bull-fighter who was known to millions of bull-fight fans as "Manolette", is shown being fatally wounded by an enraged animal in a dramatic fight before thousands of on-lookers in a stadium at Unares, Spain.
An alert cameraman got this split-second action shot during a bull fight at Aries, France. M. Lulu Eyrand, toreador, loses both his equilibrium and his dignity as M. "Ferdinand" Bull tosses him out of the ring, smack up against a cement wall.
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