Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Dale Longmire on Vargas


Jeez Louise and Holy Macaroni, does that look like a circus clown or what?!?

Dale Longmire, who began, after Clown College, on the Ringling show, shown here on the Vargas show in the 1980s. Dale is currently the Contracting Agent for the Walker Bros. Circus.

Check out their newly revamped website at...
http://www.walkerbrotherscircus.com/

Photo by Stuart Pearson from the Circus Fans Association of America website at:
http://www.circusfans.org

5 comments:

clownron said...

I think Dale came out of the 1973 CC class. He joined us on the Red Unit for the second year of that show. He was a terrific guy to work with and fit into the alley in about 3 minutes. He was a little tall for my taste. We already had Richard Mann. They gave me a stiff neck, and I almost went 'snow blind' from all the zinc oxide.

clownron said...

I think Dale came out of the 1973 CC class. He joined us on the Red Unit for the second year of that show. He was a terrific guy to work with and fit into the alley in about 3 minutes. He was a little tall for my taste. We already had Richard Mann. They gave me a stiff neck, and I almost went 'snow blind' from all the zinc oxide.

clownron said...

oops!

Mr. Lee said...

We here in "Gibtown" really miss Dale. He sold his home here and has since moved to Sarasota. It's much easier for him to get to work now, He lives about 5 minutes from Walkers offices. He used to drive 97 miles a day round trip to get to work!!! That's dedication! He's a past president of Showfolks of Sarasota, and is still a major advocate of that club, He is currently on their board of Directors. His freindship is priceless and is a true friend thru thick and thin. He is still my Co Chairman of the annual "Gibtown Showmens Circus" Although his performing is limited he's one of the last great whiteface clowns.

24-HOUR-MAN said...

You've heard the expression, "ONE IN A MILLION", he's two of them!!!!