Mabel, Terrell & Bert

| June 22, 2012

I posted a photo of these three “GREATS” some time ago but it was not in color. This photo was taken on the Al G. Barnes Circus in 1936.

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The Lion Trainer #1A

| April 19, 2012

This is a very interesting photo and an even more interesting story on how I received it. First….  the photo. The trainer in this photo could be one of many as his face is obscured by the chain link. The pedestals that the lion are on they’re made of wood and formed a sallied 6 […]

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Allen King # 1

| April 19, 2012

This photo is one of the best publicity photos of Allen King. As seen here he would autograph these photos for his friends and fans. This autograph photo went to a personal friend Elmer Hogan who was a boxer in the 1920′s.

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Kellers Killers

| April 9, 2012

I am trying to find out the name of this young man. He looks a little like Roger Smith who was a big cat trainer. This photo may have been taken when Bill Horne had the act Keller’s Killers. I do know that Roger was good friends with  Horne. IT IS NOT ROGER…………… Read comment […]

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Terrell Jacobs

| March 17, 2012

It is hard to say where this photo was taken or on what show. It is an outdoor spot and I am guessing the date to be around 1949. Terrell was known as the “Lion King.”

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Clyde Beatty 1935

| February 8, 2012

There are inscription on the top left corner and bottom right corner of this photo but very difficult for me to make out. The photo is from the Bob Cline collection…….. Bob has a blog as well … Called  circustent.com

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Clyde Beatty

| February 8, 2012

Just before the act, time out for a photo, taken by Melvin …….last name, his first name unknown to me. Cole Bros Circus 1936. Please read the Bob Cline comment.

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Look em In The Eye Beatty

| February 8, 2012

Photo taken in 1928, By Pete Mardo

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The Young Beatty

| February 8, 2012

This photo of Clyde Beatty was taken in 1928. This too is another photo from the Bob Cline collection…….. Please read his comment.

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Pat Anthony

| February 6, 2012

World Jungle Compound, also known as Jungleland, Thousand Oaks, Calif. This photo of Pat was taken in 1953 during an afternoon show in the main arena at Jungleland. Thank you Karen Vitanza for your comment.

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