Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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1879-80 P.T Barnum Show (Elephant Hand)
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Monday, January 30, 2012
Feld Entertainment to relocate 190 jobs to Florida
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Dorothy Lamour, Cecil B. DeMille, Betty Hutton and John Ringling North, travel by train ("The Chief") thru Chicago in 1951 enroute to Philadelphia for location filming on The Greatest Show on Earth. This year is the 60th anniversary of its release!
Posted by Buckles at 1/30/2012 06:21:00 AM
“A Passion for Circus”
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The elephants, dressed with their purple blankets, get ready for a production number, August 18, 1945. The Ringling Brothers have seen issues arise over the years from PETA and other activists groups for the mistreatment of their animals. The elephants in particular.
Posted by Buckles at 1/30/2012 05:44:00 AM
The Sideshow banners line the midway. The acts of the Sideshow were used to draw crowds and featured human oddities, feats like fire eating and sword swallowing, and other unusually rare sights.
Posted by Buckles at 1/30/2012 05:34:00 AM
Elena Gabriele, left, and Marion Seifert sitting on their horses, August 17, 1945. Gabriele’s former lover and ex-clown, Polidor, killed her with an axe some years later.
Posted by Buckles at 1/30/2012 05:33:00 AM
Natalia Tock, from Poland, wears her red Jungle Drums wardrobe as she heads to the tent, July 10, 1950. The circus is home to many immigrant families looking to get out of the hardships of their native lands.
Posted by Buckles at 1/30/2012 05:25:00 AM
Sandy Marlowe holds a lion cub, August 30, 1952. She is the daughter of Ray and Theol Marlowe. Theol was a former Nelson Girl and the Nelson Troupe was one of the greatest risley acrobatic troupes of all time.
Posted by Buckles at 1/30/2012 05:23:00 AM
(left to right) Evelyn Kent, Margaret Smith, Laura May Petrillo, Brenda Gorring, Gladys Rimmer, aerial ballet wardrobe. All are from England except Laura May Petrillo. July 25, 1952
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Sunday, January 29, 2012
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Friday, January 27, 2012
!cid_C50495DB-B890-4E69-A431-4625D9DE581C@dslextreme, a photo by bucklesw1 on Flickr.
I am updating my Elephant Update list. I send elephant pictures like this one of the lovely and talented Dixie, as well as legislative alerts and articles I think friends will be interested in. If you do not want to be on this list or want me to use a different e-mail address please let me know. If you know of someone who would like to be added just have them e-mail me. Thanks! ~Kari
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