Polack Bros Circus

| May 12, 2017

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Polack Bros Circus

| May 7, 2017

This was the program cover. Not to bad a likeness of Pat Anthony. Pat was not particularly happy with it, which of course gave me the opportunity to rib him. Because of our friendship I could get away with it.  My father and I  first met Pat when he started training at the Jungleland compound in […]

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Polack Bros Shrine Circus 1967

| May 7, 2017

Tony and Ingmar Smaha both were very wonderful people. They had a very classy horse act. As you see here in this photo, this horse leaping over 5 foot straight up from the arena floor. 

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Polack Bros Circus 1967

| May 7, 2017

                            Pete and Patrova were fine people and had a great act! Photo from the Jimmy Cole collection.

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Polack Bros Shrine Circus 1967

| May 7, 2017

This photo came from the Jimmy Cole collection.  Casey Gibbs sent it to me.  This Tiger in the photo is Cubby and she was a trouble maker, always looking to start a fight with one of the lions. Cubby was also the safety cage door bouncer. She was the last cat to leave the arena, so […]

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Polack Bros Shrine Circus 1967

| May 7, 2017

 There were many times that Pat would ask me to work safety for him. That meant if anything should happen where he might be down on the floor, it would be my job to get the cat off of him. Pat had the sense to know when things could go wrong. The worst time was when females […]

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Polack Bros Circus 1944

| April 25, 2017

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Polack Bros Circus 1944

| April 25, 2017

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Polack Bros Circus 1944

| April 25, 2017

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Polack Bros Circus 1944

| April 25, 2017

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