Big Jackie and Carmen

Posted By on December 12, 2017


Carmen Henry worked with chimps that almost out weighed her and never once had a problem. At that time we were working four to five chimps. It all started with Carmen’s first appearance in the act, on a Paul Kay date, in St Louis, Mo. Paul had a  6 ring display, he asked me if we could split the act, then said there will be extra money. Carmen spoke up and said “I can do it”. She worked Big Jack and Chaeta. Her part in the show went as smooth as silk.   


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My name is Ivan M. Henry and I am the 4th generation of a circus/show business dynasty. I hope you enjoy the blog.


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