Found 218 articles matching Entertainment category.
  • Oct 7 2008
  • 7 Oct 2008

Circus Books: Building a Solid Foundation for Collecting

Circus Books: Building a Solid Foundation for Collecting

By Larry Kellogg

  • Sep 24 2008
  • 24 Sep 2008

Isadora Duncan 1927 & Isadora Duncan 1977

Isadora Duncan, considered the mother of modern dance, was Born in San Francisco California on September 14, 1877. Her father was a California senator Thomas […]

  • Sep 23 2008
  • 23 Sep 2008

Forbidden Planet: The Most Coveted Poster

In a recent issue of a monthly newspaper dedicated to movie poster collecting, five of seven dealers used the one-sheet from 1957’s “Forbidden Planet” showing Robbie the Robot cradling sexy Anne Francis in his metallic arms as a prominent part of their ad.

  • Sep 23 2008
  • 23 Sep 2008

Poster Artists: Ralph Bakshi

Some Tolkien fans never forgave Ralph Bakshi for his animated version of “The Lord of the Rings,” at least until Peter Jackson did the trilogy right in live action (and plenty of computer generated imagery).

  • Sep 22 2008
  • 22 Sep 2008

Circus Show Names and the Greatest Show Name of All Time

When collecting circus memorabilia it’s important to be familiar with the names of the hundreds of circuses that have crisscrossed this nation since John Bill Ricketts gave his first show in Philadelphia in 1793. The best resource for this information is a book entitled Directory of American Circuses: 1793-2000 by Robert L. Parkinson.

  • Sep 18 2008
  • 18 Sep 2008

Wooden Carousels: Historic “Collectibles” Worth Preserving

Editor’s Note: Most collectibles are displayed on shelves, hung on walls or snuggled into a corner of the living room. WorthPoint’s Mary Brenneman came across a type of “collectible” that wouldn’t make it through the front door and needs plenty of space to spin—the wooden carousel.

  • Sep 15 2008
  • 15 Sep 2008

Brimsfield Residue

That would be Brimfield, Massachusetts, home of the largest flea market.

  • Sep 15 2008
  • 15 Sep 2008

Colorado’s Historic Carousels: Kit Carson County

Carousels have ignited the imagination of Americans of all ages since their golden days in the late 1890s through the 1920s when carousel makers in New York, Pennsylvania and Kansas built elaborate ones destined for parks and resorts and simple ones that would travel by train and horse-drawn wagons to small towns all across the country.

  • Sep 10 2008
  • 10 Sep 2008

Queen’s stockings roll up big sale

The art, antiques and collectibles news mention Queen Victoria’s unmentionables, a charred Hendrix guitar and a sad auction of slain football star’s belongings.

  • Sep 8 2008
  • 8 Sep 2008

Circus Collector Fan Organizations

Everybody loves the circus. That may sound like a cliché but, it’s a fact. If you’re interested in collecting circus memorabilia and learning more about the circus, look no further. Below is information from the websites of some of the better known organizations and links to their web sites. Have fun!