Gil Gray Camels

| May 27, 2011

Shrine Mosque Springfield, Mo, 1958.

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Gil Gray show

| May 27, 2011

Thanks for the photo Casey.   This performer is Carley Peterson on the Gil Gray Circus 1958.    Photo taken by Casey’s Father.

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Bill Dietrick

| May 27, 2011

Bill Dietrick was beloved by those who knew him. His helping hand was always reaching out to someone and he never asked for a thing in return… that’s just the way he was. The acts that he trained and presented was a pony drill, pick out pony. Bill also was a gifted artist and had […]

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Charles Clancy Production

| May 27, 2011

Magic and dance. The show “Cristal Ball”…… Charles Clancy played Merlyn.

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Tommy Bentley’s Circus

| May 27, 2011

Virgina Finton is at the organ is. Tommy looks like he is not too happy here in this photo. It is tough sometimes to keep a smile on your face, our business can be very hard and frustrating. Early 1980′s.

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Bobby Gibbs

| May 27, 2011

Photo of Bobby leading Sarenatto the musical horse, owned by Adolf Delrouske. Gil Gray circus 1958. When I first saw this photo I thought it was Casey Gibbs,  Bobby’s  brother. They look very much alike.

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Dewayne Bros Circus

| May 27, 2011

Mary Jo Knolls with the Ted De Wayne circus elephant. 1965 Just got the name of the elephant, Bimbo Jr. Trained by Wally Ross. Thanks Mary Jo.

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Teeterborad Act

| May 27, 2011

Gil Gray Circus.   Donnie Johnson, Mel Warkmister, Gus Koliski holding the chair, Genie and Ba hitting the board. Look closely you can see Donnie in his tuck going for a back somersault.

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Chucko

| May 27, 2011

Chucko had his own one ring circus. He played just in the Los Angeles area and the little show did quite well. With Chucko is Mary Jo Knolls.    Photo 1957.

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Merlyn The Magician

| May 27, 2011

This Magician is none other than Charles Clancy.   Long before Bentley Bros Circus.

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