YESTERDAY'S TOWNS

HOWDY, MY NAME IS BILL STRONG, I'LL BE YOUR "24 HOUR MAN", ROUTING YOU INTO THE PAST TO SEE WHAT THE CIRCUS WAS IN DAYS GONE BY. IF YOU'RE LIKE ME, AND MISS WHAT IT USED TO BE, THEN COME ON ALONG AS WE GO DOWN THE ROAD FOLLOWING THE ARROWS BACKWARDS, TO "YESTERDAY'S TOWNS"! IF YOU HAVE CIRCUS RELATED PICTURES YOU WOULD LIKE POSTED, SEND THEM TO,,,,yesterday1@verizon.net,,,,AND WE WILL TRY TO FIT THEM IN. "24 HOUR MAN" WILL HAVE THE FINAL DECISION ON POSTING.

My Photo
Name:
Location: GIBSONTON, FLORIDA, United States

Three years at CWM made me a real traditionalist, and I keep remembering Bob Parkinson saying, "I want the people to see what the circus used to be, not what it is today. That's what this site is about!

Friday, September 01, 2006

BARBETTE GIRLS #5




Here are three pictures showing Barbette with some of his girls.

In the top photo Barbette is making some adjustments on Penny's costume, he was strick about the finest details.

In the middle photo, the only girl I recognize is on the left, Rosie Rode, of The Rodos Tumbling Troupe,(She & her husband ,Hans did a fabulous Cradle Act,"The Palace Duo").

The bottom photo, #1 is from The Reynoso Family, #2 Roselee ?, #3 ??, Barbette, #4 Mary Overt, #5 Brenda Jones,(later married to Buzzy Cuttin), & #6 Penny Wilson Rodriguez

Polack Bros. Circus 1961
All photos courtisy of Penny Wilson Rodriguez

0 Comments:

Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home