The Ballyhoo Vol. VI No. 3

The Cover:

The Simet Wheel, the opening act of Out of This World, the farewell production of Ringling Bros, and Barnum & Bailey Circus.  Photo by Paul Gutheil. 

Editor’s Fanfare:

Questions remain regarding the closing of the Greatest Show on Earth and a suggestion of somewhere to look for answers.


Remembering past performances of The Greatest Show on Earth.

Feature Article:

A new international circus festival based in Las Vegas puts the emphasis on young, undiscovered talent. 

The Passing Spectacle:

        Ringling’s Out of This World

       Circus 1903, The Golden Age of the Circus

Photo Galleries:

        Paul Gutheil’s images  from Out of This World

        Out of This World from Feld Entertainment

        Circus 1903

        Viva Fest from Maike Schulz