Found 228 articles matching Entertainment category.
  • Feb 7 2011
  • 7 Feb 2011

Mail-Order Circus: The Greatest Show on Earth in Cardboard Miniature

Twenty-five cents and two box tops from Lever products and once got you a 35-piece, punch-out circus by mail; and not just any circus, mind […]

  • Feb 1 2011
  • 1 Feb 2011

Circus Super Stars: Wild Animal Trainers

Circus purists will tell you, “A circus isn’t a ‘real circus’ unless it features animals.” Many of the greatest circus performers have been wild animal […]

  • Jan 10 2011
  • 10 Jan 2011

Ringling VIP Gifts Are Rare Circus Collectibles

Collectors of circus memorabilia are rarely able to enhance their personal collections with VIP gifts from The Greatest Show on Earth because so few are […]

  • Dec 28 2010
  • 28 Dec 2010

Some Circus Animals Are the Stars of the Show

“. . .There they go, the pride of the circus. There they go, our animal stars. Give a hand to these handsome creatures. They are […]

  • Dec 7 2010
  • 7 Dec 2010

Collect a Virtual Library of Circus Books from the Internet for Free

Circus books are an important part of any circus memorabilia collection. A previous article (Circus Books: Building a Solid Foundation for Collecting) was all about […]

  • Nov 30 2010
  • 30 Nov 2010

Collecting the Business behind Circus Show Business

‘The Circus is the only ageless delight that you can buy for money. Everything else is supposed to be bad for you. But the Circus […]

  • Nov 8 2010
  • 8 Nov 2010

Elephants’ Hidden Artistic Talents: Paintings Created By Elephants

Have you ever seen an elephant painting? No, not a painting of an elephant. There are scores of those. What I’m talking about is a […]

  • Oct 26 2010
  • 26 Oct 2010

A Circus Isn’t a Circus Unless It Has a Band: Collecting Circus Music

“A circus isn’t a circus unless it has a band.” So said Merle Evans in his biography written by Gene Plowden. Of course, Evans would […]

  • Oct 5 2010
  • 5 Oct 2010

Magazines with An Emphasis On Circus Are Inexpensive Collectibles

Magazines often publish circus stories, along with colorful photos and graphics. In a previous article I wrote for WorthPoint (Magazine Articles Chronicle Circus Life of […]

  • Sep 28 2010
  • 28 Sep 2010

Circus Collectibles Delivered by Mail: Circus Letterhead

A hand-penned or typed letter from a circus is like receiving a work of art in the mail. Circus owners were never shy about advertising […]