Monday, August 06, 2018

O & P #18


Chic Silber said...

Leonard Basil "Hoxie" Tucker

He created "Hoxie Bros Circus"

in 1943 & sold it to Allan Hill

to be "Great American Circus"

in 1983 for many seasons

Chic Silber said...

Looks like a Shriner's crescent

hanging around he neck that was

made with 2 nice cat claws

Roger Smith said...

Story goes he and Colonel Tom Parker had a discussion involving a struggling new singer, as to who would take what of their partnership. Hoxie is quoted as saying, "Look, I'll take the circus. You take the hillbilly."

The hillbilly was Elvis.