Wednesday, March 01, 2023



Chic Silber said...

I've thoroughly enjoyed playing in

your sandbox for all these years

Paul Griffiths said...

Thanks indeed, enjoyed reading and learning from the posts.

Larry Louree said...


Thanks for sharing this. We've missed you..


Berezof Luftig said...

Do any of you have more photos from King Bros Circus from 1955 where the route ended in Macon GA? The father of my husband was a mechanic and we are trying to find out his name. Any suggestions are welcome!!

Berezof Luftig said...

Anyone know the people in this photo? Any idea of the man directly under the elephant's trunk? He is not Rex Williams, but he is standing underneath that name.

Chic Silber said...

You are correct it isn't Rex

There are other mistakes also

I can't enlarge the image to

try to identify some of them

It isn't of sufficient quality

When the show came under the "Acme"

cluster of shows it's corporate

title was "General Circus Operating"

General Managers included Floyd King

Arnold Maley & Bobby Snowden

"Sells & Gray" was "Kit Circus Operating"

General Managers included Bill English

& Willie Storey (who also booked them all)

Chic Silber said...

Bill English's wife's name was Kit

Chic Silber said...

They are all part of history now

Sure glad I was around & involved

in all 3 of them somehow

Berezof Luftig said...

I hope not to be a bother. Do you know anyone who might have crew photos from King Brothers Circus of 1955 that ended in Macon Georgia for Winter Quarters? Looking for the show mechanic. Anyone who might know who that was?

Chic Silber said...

Duplicate pleas won't help you

Any folks I knew that might have

helped you are all still dead

Larry Louree said...

Sometimes, because of travel and such, not everyone checks this post everyday. Sometimes it will take a couple of months hs. It's starting to be a busy time in the industry. Be patient.

Berezof Luftig said...

We are super appreciative of what you have provided. Our rabbit trail hunt will continue. The gentleman we are looking for went by the name of "Lucky" and evidently considered himself Cuban although actually Russian. That is all we know. Hopefully some person will reveal the next piece of this mystery person someday. Happy to have found your blog and viewed your photo library. It's very interesting and well done!