Clyde Beatty & Cisco Kid

| September 12, 2017

My question is, what circus was this. Beatty, or Cole. On the ad it just says railroad circus. Many circuses would present a TV or Movie star to bump up the attendance. Most of the time the star did a personal appearance in center ring during the show and later sign autographs. This ad was taken […]

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Howes Great London Circus 1921

| September 8, 2017

  Clyde Beatty seen here with his hand upon the head of an Hippopotamus. I believe at that time he worked as a animal handier. I wonder if he ever thought that he would become a great animal trainer and own one of the largest circuses in America.

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Clyde Beatty

| September 4, 2017

                                          Those were the days. Long gone but never forgotten.

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Clyde Beatty

| September 4, 2017

Note the lash that hangs from BEATTY’S shoulder. The above photo is an exact replica of his. This lash was made by Roger Smith, a trainer for many years Roger got his start with Lions at the Jungle compound Thousand Oaks, Calif, from there he went on the road with his own act. Roger sent me this lash, that now proudly […]

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Clyde Beatty Circus

| May 12, 2017

Please comment it you know the year of this program.

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Clyde Beatty Circus

| May 12, 2017

  If you knows the year of this program, please comment. Thanks

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Roger Smith Page 2

| March 2, 2017

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Roger Smith Page 3

| March 2, 2017

       Thanks Roger.

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Sure Looks Like Mac To Me

| March 9, 2016

In the center of this photo, I believe to be Mac MacDonald ??

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Clyde Beatty, Russell Bros?

| March 9, 2016

 This is a Quillen photo, he was known for taking thousands of circus photos and for being a great circus fan.  The child in the photo may be that of Clyde Beatty’s

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