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  1. James (Jimmy) Sharman (1887-1965), boxer and showman, was born on 20 June 1887 at Narellan, New South Wales, fifth of thirteen children of locally born parents James Sharman, labourer, and his wife Caroline, née Brailsford.

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  3. James "Jimmy" Sharman (20 June 1887 – 18 November 1965) was an Australian boxing troupe and entertainment impresario. His son also worked with him and took over for his father in 1955 after playing as a professional rugby league footballer.

  4. Sharman was born in Narellan, New South Wales, the fifth of thirteen children to James Sharman and Caroline Brailsfield, he established a boxing tent in 1911 at Ardlethan near Temora. The tent visited 45 to 50 shows each year. His son, Jimmy Sharman Jr, took over the business in 1955.

    • Boxing troupe founder, entertainment impresario
    • 18 November 1965 (aged 78), Camden, New South Wales, Australia
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    Sharman was born in Sydney, the son of boxing tent impresario and rugby league player James Michael "Jimmy" Sharman Jr. (1912–2006) and Christina McAndleish Sharman (1914–2003). He was educated in Sydney, though his upbringing included time spent on Australian showgrounds, where his father ran a travelling sideshow of popular legend, founded by his father, Jimmy Sharman Snr, called Jimmy Sharman's Boxing Troupe. This brought him into contact with the world of circus and travelling vaudeville. Developing an interest in theatre, he graduated from the production course at the National Institute of Dramatic Art(NIDA) in Sydney in 1966. Sharman created a series of productions of experimental theatre, many for the Old Tote Theatre Company, culminating in a controversial staging of Mozart's Don Giovanni for Opera Australia when he was 21 years old. Over the following decade, he directed three rock musicals: Hair in 1969 (Sydney, Melbourne, Tokyo, Boston) (he also designed the original Sydn...


    1. Still Life(1964) – The Old Tote Theatre, Kensington, NSW 2. The Sport of My Mad Mother(1964) The Old Tote Theatre, Kensington, NSW 3. Inadmissable Evidence(1964) – The Old Tote Theatre, Kensington, NSW 4. Entertaining Mr Sloane(1965) – The Old Tote Theatre, Kensington, NSW 5. The Lover(1966) – AMP Theatrette, Circular Quay, NSW 6. The Gents(1966) – AMP Theatrette, Circular Quay, NSW 7. Operatic Concerto(1966) – New South Wales 8. Chips With Everything(1966) – Independent Theatre, North Syd...


    1. Arcade(1970) – 5-minute short 2. Roll up(1971) – unfinished documentary 3. Shirley Thompson vs. the Aliens(1972) 4. The Rocky Horror Picture Show(1975) 5. Summer of Secrets(1976) 6. The Night the Prowler(1978) 7. Shock Treatment(1981)

    • Screenwriter, film/stage director, producer, playwright
  6. Provided to YouTube by Sony Music EntertainmentJimmy Sharman's Boxers (Remastered Version) · Midnight OilRed Sails In The Sunset℗ 2008 Sony Music Productions...

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