See all books authored by john beatty, including heritage of western civilization, and the citizensoldier. The name clyde beatty became a very value asset to circus. The name clyde beatty is synonymous with the american circus and with the finest in traditional family entertainment. Tracey beatty born 1979, australian basketball player. Enis, flavio e daniele togni in america 19901991 youtube. His lengthy career has included top positions with zoological facilities, carnivals and amusement venues both here in the united states and canada. One of the prizes for winning that championship title was the book deal which resulted in his first volume of poetry, big bank takes little bank. In some cases from bartholomew, which was often shortened to bate or baty. He joined the circus as a cage cleaner as a teen and became famous as a lion tamer and animal trainer. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. He was the first lion tamer to be featured in a circus. In addition to his circus work, beatty was active in many other fields. Circus poster depicting a leaping tiger and advertising the performances of the cole brothers and clyde beatty circus. Jimmy james see the ink signature james on the back, but i cant confirm.
Posts about cole brothers clyde beatty circus written by dr. He also used dangerous combinations of other animals. Vintage carnival poster, marshalltown central iowa fair, evans united shows. This is a small circus based in florida which travels across the country putting on shows under the big top. Circus, 1943 dwr 1 folder 118 clyde beatty cole bros. With its excellent organization, experienced and dedicated staff and solid financial backing, the new show became a major player in the circus industry for the.
Circus, then in 1943 he worked for art concello on the clyde beatty russell bros. Viewing this unique and authentic model of circus history will certainly prompt interesting questions and comments from visitors to your model railroad or circus display. The clyde beatty circus, americas favorite, is now available under the big top, as well as indoor arenas. Circus coloring book 1991 unused autographed clyde beatty, and cold cole bros. Circus of 19351952 had many promotable features, including clyde beatty and lotus the hippopotamus. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. In 1935 clyde beatty was on jess adkins and zack terrell s cole bros. Beatty turned it into a winter home for his circus and a tourist attraction, clyde beatty s jungle zoo, and opened in december of 1939. The partners in the new circus formed the acme circus operating corporation, obtained the cole bros. In 1957 john ringling north and arthur concello made the decision to leave the ringling bros. Audio files sourced clyde beatty show free otr shows.
Clyde beatty june 10, 1903 july 19, 1965 was a florida animal trainer and zoo owner. The clown alley at this circus is still a selfstanding tent where the clowns prepare for the shows. The show stems from a series of books and a film serial of the same name. This is clyde beatty circus by espressobuzz on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. It was a universal studio film starring clyde beatty, anita page raymond hatton and mickey rooney.
The clyde beatty show followed the adventures of the owner of the clyde beatty circus to find new and more extravagant beasts for his performances. Im trying to find a yearbok that the circus gives to the workers every year or a billboard magazine from that time. For most of these years margaret was a single parent, and young clyde took every parttime job in town he could find to help his mother and siblings. Feb 16, 2017 i shot on panasonic svhs and edited this natsound package about the clyde beattycole bros. Gebelwilliams was the principal heirapparent to the tradition of clyde beatty, a dashing character who dominated the american. He appeared in several motion picturesincluding the big cage 1933, based on his own book by that name, darkest africa 1936, a 15episode series, africa screams 1949, with abbott and costello, perils of the jungle 1953, and ring of fear 1954, featuring mystery writer mickey spillanein all of which he played. Our season consists of multiple and singleday engagements via sponsorship fundraisers, buyouts or our own in house promotion the traditional american circus emphasizes olympic quality athleticism, topflight performers from around the world, plus exotic animals. This photo is of the cover of beattys book the big little book. John beatty books list of books by author john beatty.
Clyde beatty, who was born on june 10, 1903 in bainbridge, ohio, was a big game hunter who became famous as a lion tamer and animal trainer. In one of the mostdaring acts in circus history, he mixed 40 lions and tigers of both sexes. He joined howes great london circus in 1921 as a cage boy and spent the next four decades rising to fame as one of the most famous circus performers and animal trainers in the world. He also became a circus impresario who owned his own show, which later merged with the cole bros. Clyde beatty, american wild animal trainer known for his fighting act, designed to show his courage and mastery of the ferocious animals under his control. Brian morrissey brings over 50 years experience in the outdoor amusement business to his position as director of booking, special events division, for the new clyde beatty circus. Clyde beatty, in full clyde raymond beatty, born june 10, 1903, bainbridge, ohio, u. Clyde beatty circus 1940s, march 19, 2004 hello, my dad worked for clyde beatty circus in the mid to late 1940s. Details about unused autographed clyde beatty, and cold cole bros. On the following pages you will find a collection of photos of the clowns of the clyde beatty cole brothers circus. Clown alley photo essay on the clowns of the clyde beatty.
Eventually, he became a circus impresario who owned his own show. By clicking on the advanced search button found at the top of the online catalog page. Clyde beatty circus collection acquired news illinois state. The materials included in this collection are circus route books, which the. Clyde beatty circus home page c ontinuing a longstanding american tradition that dates back more than 7 decades, the new clyde beatty circus has a mandate to mesmerize, astound and entertain families with our human and. The milner library special collections and rare books room at illinois state university is honored to announce the donation of the clyde beatty collection, a gift of dave and mary jane price. Unused autographed clyde beatty, and cold cole bros. Clyde beatty in the floating jungle, circus killer, big magic, the man from hollywood, and the tamed killers art on all by mel keefer. Purchased this program in either 1991 or 1993 when the circus came to phillipsburg, nj attended both years.
The show again played but did not open the season there april 14 to may 21, 1961 simply as clyde beatty cole bros circus. May 06, 2015 the collection documents the professional career of the world famous animal trainer and circus owner clyde beatty. Dave and mary jane price clyde beatty collection, 19052010. Clyde raymond beatty was born to margaret beatty on june 10, 1903, in bainbridge, ross county, oh, the eldest of nine children. Jones bros buffalo ranch wild west show and its successor kit carson buffalo ranch wild west show was formed from the old cole bros. Clyde beatty cole bros circus circus history, photos, news. Beatty became famous for his fighting act, in which he entered the cage with wild. The name beatty or beattie, others think, arose in ireland from betagh, a surname meaning hospitaller. It was in use when i was a cage boy and had been used long before. The name was used on posters and painted on show equipment alongside the circus name on whatever show he was working.
Gebelwilliams admired beatty, but he had no use for chairs or pistols loaded or. It operated until 1945, a victim of tightening zoning regulations brought on by complaints from the neighbors as city development began to overtake the site. You can see more historical circus posters from the librarys collections by visiting our online library catalog. Previously owned autographed clyde beatty, and cold cole bros. The clyde beatty circus was a railroadtransported tented circus operation that traveled aboard its own 15car circus train from 1946 until the close of the 1956 season, after. Untamed, which was published by william morrow in 1991. Terry beatty born 1985, american comic book artist. Feb 29, 2020 ringling bros barnum bailey circus chicago 2008. In 1990, paul beatty was crowned the first ever grand poetry slam champion of the nuyorican poets cafe. Clyde beatty, who was born on june 10, 1903 in bainbridge, ohio, was a big. Male descendants were then often called beatty, or similar derivations like beattie or beatey.675 1359 211 625 740 1414 322 193 543 577 1150 1116 173 1506 1022 647 1142 252 663 229 1153 1050 645 790 765 1288 113 540 437 1140 1056 161 1152 1103 398 657