Found 220 articles matching Entertainment category.
  • May 25 2010
  • 25 May 2010

The Collector’s Minute: Revivals and the Value of Collectibles

In the collectibles business, you’ll often hear the mantra, “Everything old is new again,” particularly when there has been revival of a famous book into […]

  • May 24 2010
  • 24 May 2010

Collect Circus Stamps for Color and Variety on a Budget

In the world of philately (the study and collection of postage stamps), there are those who concentrate on collecting topical stamps. The list is endless—music, […]

  • May 3 2010
  • 3 May 2010

Collecting ‘The Greatest Motion Picture On Earth’

“We bring you the circus, the pied piper whose magic tunes greet children of all ages, from 6 to 60, into a tinsel and spun-candy […]

  • Apr 5 2010
  • 5 Apr 2010

Fabulous Fakes: Bogus Carousel Horses

Wooden carousel horses are the stuff of childhood legend, though most of us alive today have only ever rode on fiberglass, plastic or aluminum steeds. […]

  • Mar 30 2010
  • 30 Mar 2010

Searching For Circus Collectibles

“Where do you look for circus collectibles?” I get asked that question over and over, and it’s a question you could ask any collector, no […]

  • Mar 9 2010
  • 9 Mar 2010

There Was Only One P.T. Barnum

Phineas Taylor Barnum was almost a Yankee Doodle Dandy, but missed it by one day. When Barnum was born 200 years ago, on July 5, […]

  • Jul 22 2009
  • 22 Jul 2009

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Rin Tin Tin, Cola-Cola Poster, Collector Plates

QUESTION: I own a wood plaque featuring a hand-carved image of Rin Tin Tin that measures approximately 7 inches by 3 ½ inches. Rin Tin […]

  • May 12 2009
  • 12 May 2009

Circus Blogs: Inside Stories from Men with Sawdust in their Veins

Circus blogs are an open window to the circus worlds of today and yesterday. The best of these blogs is Buckles Blog, which is updated […]

  • Mar 20 2009
  • 20 Mar 2009

Lakeside Merry-Go-Round Features Folk-Art Carvings

Adjacent to Lake Rhode in Lakeside, Colo., gleams the Tower of Jewels, a 150-foot-tall wooden tower built in 1907 originally fitted with 5,000 lights. It […]

  • Mar 17 2009
  • 17 Mar 2009

Carousel Goes Around and Around for 80 Years

It was one of the most popular rides at the original Elitch Gardens in Denver, Colo. It goes up and down and round and round, […]