Just about everybody has heard of snake oil -- and knows to be wary
of it, no matter what form it’s peddled. But in the 19th century, faithful believers lined up at the medicine show to get that mystical cure-all. Rattlesnake oil, gathered at presumably great risk, was especially prized. Actually, snake oil did
n’t come from any kind of slithering reptile. Over-the-counter products such as white gasoline and wintergreen oil provided the potent mix that carried the sure-sell label of snake oil.
Now Live the Med Show Snake Oil Experiance in video and audio!!
Doc Scott give his famous Snake Oil
and Chief Rain-in-the-face start to work the crowd
Chief works 'em into a buying frinzy
eight bottles left!