The best moment, and most shameless use of the medium ever, consists of a barker drumming up business for the wax museum by whapping a paddleball RIGHT INTO THE CAMERA!
The clearest example of Herzog's and presumably Büchner's point is the scene with the sideshow barker and his subjugated monkey in the silk and tassels of a high-ranking soldier.
Judge Moore is a carnival barker , playing this for all he can, getting those born-every-minute suckers to genuflect before a hunk of stone while he does his proselytizing before the television cameras.
Yeah, there's a carny barker , but there's also kind of a desperate, Willy Loman-like quality to my endless hucksterism.
He wore this really ugly jacket with wide lapels that were embroidered at the edges so he looked like a cross between a carnival barker and a train conductor.
He is almost a sideshow barker for his car, and leaves many of the details of his imagination to his engineers to make reality.
His monologue has the theatrical showmanship of a barker or a master of ceremonies: ‘The time: now… which brings us to… the third and most important player’.
Wood observes that the revised version added a barker 's spiel at the beginning and end, which sensationalizes the freaks and their violence.
He worked as a barker at the 1939 World's Fair and as a tour guide at NBC before making his Broadway debut in the lead in Emlyn Williams's Morning Star.
Clapton was captivated by the rhythm and poignancy of: ‘One more car, one more rider,’ as the barker tried to fill the last seat in the last car before the ride started and decided to use it for this scintillating album.