thecircusblog | March 2, 2017
I think this photo was taken sometime in the 1950’s? I remember seeing their show in 1956? when they played El Monte, California. Many years ago I met a fine man by the name of Chester Cable, who at that time was doing a foot juggling act and I will add…it was a very strong act. […]
thecircusblog | May 24, 2015
I believe this photo is Cristiani. the photo was taken in 1954.
thecircusblog | September 20, 2010
I am trying to save as many of these old ads as I can. Many are beginning to decompose.
thecircusblog | September 18, 2010
thecircusblog | December 6, 2009
I personally never knew the Cristianis to have an after show, but as you see in this ad, they must have added a congress of Cowboys and Indians to compete with other circuses. Note the other great names. In the late 1950’s our family went to visit the Christianis when they played El Monte, CA.
thecircusblog | December 4, 2009
This is an overlay ad where two ads are put together to make a change in a rush for a dead line…………. Doesn’t look too good but it made the paper. You can see where it does not line up properly.
thecircusblog | December 2, 2008
Oscar was a member of the Cristiani circus family from Italy. They were a circus family that performed numerous different acts and at one time owned and operated Cristiani Bros Circus.