Plennie Wingo - Around the World Backwards

Plennie Wingo walked around the world backwards in 1931, hoping the stunt would make him money. He later described the journey in his book Around the World Backwards.

And in 1976, when he was 81, he reprised the stunt by walking backwards from San Francisco to Santa Monica.

More info: wikipedia, Sideshow World

Chicago Tribune - May 6, 1932

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     Posted By: Alex - Sun Apr 29, 2018
     Category: Publicity Stunts | 1930s

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