Found 228 articles matching Entertainment category.
  • Aug 30 2010
  • 30 Aug 2010

The Truth Behind the Famous yet Bogus ‘Ringling Brothers’ Mustache Cups’

“There are a thousand and one stories under the big top . . .” The above is a phrase oft repeated by circus publicists over […]

  • Aug 16 2010
  • 16 Aug 2010

Clowns — The Hearts of the Circus Make Great Collectible Category

Send in the clowns—and the elephants! When we go to a traditional American circus, we expect to see both, and any complete circus collection will […]

  • Aug 2 2010
  • 2 Aug 2010

Roy Rogers’ Auction is Truly the Last Roundup for Movie, Early TV Cowboys

“I’m heading for the last roundup Gonna saddle old Paint for the last time and ride So long, old pal. It’s time your tears were […]

  • Jul 27 2010
  • 27 Jul 2010

Searching for the Origin of the Astley Circus Engravings

Once again, I was caught up in the hunt and loved every minute! In 1976, our bicentennial year, I was in the nation’s capitol on […]

  • Jul 10 2010
  • 10 Jul 2010

Marx Brother Movie Helps Solve Circus Badge Mystery

A serious circus collector always keeps his eyes open to discover new and useful information. It can be found in the most unlikely places—old black […]

  • Jun 29 2010
  • 29 Jun 2010

A Ticket Is Your Entry To The Big Show And More

If you want to see the circus, don’t try to sneak in for free. “All children must have ticket, regardless of age . . .” […]

  • Jun 8 2010
  • 8 Jun 2010

You Can’t Tell Your Funambulists from Your Kinkers without Knowing Your Circus Lingo

Behind the scenes and on the back lot of any circus is another world, complete with its own language or lingo. The “Merriam-Webster Dictionary” defines […]

  • May 31 2010
  • 31 May 2010

Collecting Circus Stamps Means a Worldwide Search

By far the most colorful circus stamps are those issued in foreign countries. The checklist provided by The American Topical Association (ATA) indicates there are […]

  • 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, […]