Tobie’s Liberac

| April 5, 2014

While practicing on a new comedy bit between shows one time, I was a little harsh with Tobie. He was  a real cry baby. While he was having his tantrum I put my fingers over his lips and then I noticed when I removed them he made a sound like ma ma. I put my […]

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Tobie

| April 5, 2014

                           Tobi was a great little chimp. After all these years I still miss them all.  

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Ivan and Bongie

| April 5, 2014

This photo was taken in 1957. It was later used in 1976 for a news ad for Legend City Amusement Park,Tempe, Arizona.

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The Get Well Date $$$

| April 5, 2014

The “get well” date came just at the right time. Dad and I had a good season, but more money went out faster than it came in. When we got home for the winter we had high hopes of booking a lot of Christmas shows like we always did, but for some reason Christmas dates […]

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

| December 31, 2013

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL…………. FROM THE HENRY FAMILY.

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Henry’s Chimps…. Polack Bros Circus 1968 #2

| December 18, 2013

I found these old clipping in a box that I thought I threw away years ago. ……………… Happy that I did not. These newspaper ads were full page. I had to go into photo shop to separate the photos. As I think back to those days I am reminded of the great time I had […]

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What’s Next

| June 21, 2013

Today 6-21-13 I got this interesting write up from Chuck Burnes. WHAT IS NEXT.

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Polack Bros Circus 1968

| March 13, 2013

Javier “Peluza” Esparza and Tobie of Henry’s Chimps. This photo was a newspaper shot used for a show write up and later put into the Polack Bros program. After each trick that Tobie did, he would style in this manner to milk the audience. It got so that he understood that the more bows he […]

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Al Jolson

| March 13, 2013

Al Jolson milked the audience with this style and so did Tobie.

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Great London Circus Makimba

| September 19, 2012

Makimba even learned the comedy piano routine.  This was once Tobie’s routine,  my other chimp while on the Polack circus.

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