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Charles Nelson Reilly Obituary
This conversation was recorded in Chicago on April 17, Portions were broadcast on WNIB two days later. This transcription was made in , and posted on this website at that time. My thanks to British soprano Una Barry for her help in preparing this website presentation. To see a full list with links of interviews which have been transcribed and posted on this website, click here.
Charles Nelson Reilly
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As a child he amused himself with improvised puppet theater performances. He had a traumatic experience in , when present for the Hartford circus fire in Hartford, Connecticut. A fire during a performance of the Ringling Bros. While Reilly was one of the survivors, he was left with a life-long fear of fires. He never attended public performances of theater and circus again, as an audience member, for fear of another fire. Reilly wanted to enter show business as a youth, and in particular to become an opera singer.