Found 232 articles matching Entertainment category.
  • 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 […]

  • 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 . . .” […]