Monday, January 14, 2013

From Pat Friedrich


1934 Russell Bros. Poster and newspaper article on The Great Dalbeani:

I have found some newspaper articles on Dalbeanie that has him performing at venues in Australia & New Zealand from Mar 1907 to May 1909 to include:


Broken Hill NSW; Hippodrome, Crystal Theatre; Mar-Apr 1907
Adelaide; Tivoli Theatre; Apr 1907
Sydney; National Amphitheatre; May 1907
Wellington NZ; Theatre Royal; Oct 1907
Broken Hill; Hippodrome, Empire Music Hall, See Recreational Ground; Jan-Apr 1908
Perth; Hay Street West, with Fitzgerald Bros Circus, Top of York Street, Nicholson’s; Jun-Jul 1908
Williamstown VIC; Market Reserve, with Fitzgerald Bros Circus; Jan 1909
Brisbane; Theatre Royal; Mar-Apr 1909
Rockhampton QLD; Rockhampton Open Air Theatre-Union Grounds; Apr-May 1909
Sapphire QLD; with Lewis Family; May 1909
Emerald QLD; with Lewis Family; May 1909
Alpha QLD; with Lewis Family; May 1909
Jericho QLD; with Lewis Family; May 1909
Barcaldine QLD; with Lewis Family; May 1909
I have found some newspaper articles that has him returning to Australia to perform from Dec 1922 to May 1923 at these venues:

Perth; Theatre Royal; Dec 1922-Jan 1923
Adelaide; Majestic Theatre; Feb 1923
Melbourne; Fuller’s Bijou Theatre; Mar 1923
Brisbane; Fuller’s Empire Theatre; Apr 1923
Sydney; Fuller’s New Theatre; Apr-May 1923
I also ran across the following newspaper articles on Dalbeanie:
Article; Newspaper; Date; Pg; Col
A Wagon Wheel-A Man; Piqua (OH) Daily Call; 20 Apr 1934; 6; 6
Feature Act Will Thrill Those Who See Russell Show; Piqua (OH) Daily Call; 27 Apr 1934; 14; 3
He Does Stunts on Wagon Wheel; Coshocton (OH) Tribune; 3 May 1934; 9; 5
Wagon Wheel is Used in Circus; Piqua (OH) Daily Call; 4 May 1934; 13; 3-4
Capt Dalbeanie Rode From Australian Gold Fields to the Circus on a Wagon Wheel; Olean (NY) Times Evening Herald; 15 May 1934; 11; 1
A Wagon Wheel-A Man; Massillon (OH) Evening Independent; 18 May 1934; 19; 3
Capt Dalbeanie Rode Wagon Wheel to Circus; Dunkirk (NY) Evening Observer; 20 Jun 1934; 11; 5
Dalbeanie Has a Clever Act; Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger; 26 Jun 1934; 5; 6
Capt Dalbeanie Rode From Australian Gold Fields to the Circus on a Wagon Wheel; Indiana (PA) Evening Gazette; 5 Jul 1934; 11; 4-5
A Circus Star Coming Whose Discovery of a Reverse Balance Created an Exclusive Act; Clearfield (PA) Progress; 9 Jul 1934; 6; 5-6
Circus Star Has Found Reverse Balance; Lebanon (PA) Daily News; 14 Jul 1934; 5; 1
Circus Star Coming in Reverse Balance Act August 14th; Burlington (NC) Daily Times News; 30 Jul 1934; 8; 4
Unique Circus Act; Frederick (MD) Post; 31 Jul 1934; 3; 8
Russell Bros Circus Coming Thurs August 9; Danville (VA) Bee; 4 Aug 1934; 7; 7
Capt Dalbeanie Rode on Wheel from Australia; Statesville (NC) Record; 14 Aug 1934; 2: 5-6
Australian Has New Balancing Feat; Newark (OH) Daily Advocate; 11 May 1935; 7; 3

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