Monday, October 23, 2017

#1 Cat Acts!

The Professor!

#2 Cat Acts!

John Cox!

#3 Cat Acts!

Charly Bauman.

#4 Cat Acts!

Great Tiger Trainer but insisted on being involved in the Shows Production! A real Prussian Guardsman!
I remember it well....."You're Wife refuses to listen to my Direction!"
I would say, "Never awaken a Sleeping Tigress!.....You should Know That!
.....as opposed to Araceli who was such a nice Lady.!

#5 Cat Acts!

Althoff.

#6 Cat Acts!


#7 Cat Acts!

Richard and Graham Chipperfield!
I remember "Dickie Chip" from the Ringling Show the year of the Train Wreck!
Nice Guy!

#8 Cat Acts!

John Zerbini!

#9 Cat Acts!

Bill Scammerhorn!

#10 Cat Acts!

Pat White.

#11 Cat Acts!

Josip Marcan.

#12 Cat Acts!


#13 Cat Acts!


#14 Cat Acts!


#15 Cat Acts!

Frederic Edelstein.

#16 Cat Acts!

Something you don't see every day!
Zapashny!

#17 Cat Acts!


#18 Cat Acts!


Sunday, October 22, 2017

#1 More Elephant Pictures!

Sort of a Quiz this Morning!

#2 More Pix!!


#3 More Pix!


#4 More Pix!

Claude "Slivers" Madison.

#5 More Pix!


#6 More Pix!


#7 More Pix!


#8 More Pix!


#9 More Pix!


# 10 More Pix!

Hamid-Morton Elephants! "Tess", "Bombay", "Delhi", "Joyce" and "Billie"!

#11 More Pix!


#12 More Pix!


#13 More Pix!

Phil and Fran Shacht's elephant "Dondi" trained by Mac MacDonald!

#14 More Pix!


#15 More Pix!


#16 More Pix!

"Tommy".

#17 More Pix!


In Memory!


Saturday, October 21, 2017

To Chic

Peggy MacDonald and "Opal".
In answer to Chic's question, I've trained this trick quite a few times, in fact three rings at once on the Ringling Show but none as good as this!

#1 "Show Kids"

Wire Walker, Pat Knight and Daughter Patsy with jealous onlooker!!
While we are on this subject, how many Birthdays does T.J. Howell get in a Year?
.....I only get one!

#2 Show Kids!

.....but as they say....."Some Cats" is got it!" and "Some Cats Ain't!"

#3 Show Kids!

 The Ray Family, featuring their "Five Rays Of Sunshine" Lottie, Peggy, Billie, Hope and Barbara!
,,,,,guess who made the best "Style!"

#4 Show Kids!

The Ray Girls! with Russell Bros. Circus.

#5 Show Kids!


#6 Show Kids!

First Day of School!

#7 Show Kids!

Picture taken while attending the Show Folks Circus in Sarasota.
Incredible as it may seem, I can't remember who's beautiful elephant this is!
.....Brain Cells going fast!
Maybe someone can help!

#8 Show Kids!

Dalilah and "Toto".

#9 Show Kids!

Grand Kids!.....Jamie and Kay!

#10 Show Kids!

Stormy and "Amy"!

#11 Show Kids!

Kathryn Rose, Dalilah and Stormy with Big Apple!

#12 Show Kids!

RBBB with Ted Svertesky in the background and "Chico" Williams up Front!
He once told me his real name was James Joseph but the Family called him "Jimmy Joe" and the Grandkids corrupted down to "Chico".

#13 Family Pix!

.....with Shannon and Becky Loters' little Girl!