"Your ears! Just look at ‘em, Dumbo! Why,they’re perfect wings! The very things that held you down are gonna carry you up and up and up!" 
↳ Dumbo (1941)

Wings of Desire (1987) dir. Wim Wenders


Training Alley Cats
barnes circus 1925

Training Alley Cats

barnes circus 1925

chaplinfortheages:

The end of “The Circus” (1928) surely one of his most poignant, unlike the ambiguous ending of “City Lights” you know in this film he will not get the girl.

Dumbo babies (1941)

denisebefore:

Bostock & Wombwell Circus

c.1920


Walt Disney’s “Dumbo” (1941)

Walt Disney’s “Dumbo” (1941)

"Dumbo" (1941)

Krazy Kat catches fleas at the flea circus in "Weenie Roast" (1931) - Charles Mintz

Krazy Kat catches fleas at the flea circus in "Weenie Roast" (1931) - Charles Mintz

Happy Birthday, child actor Frankie Darro  (December 22nd, 1917 - December 25th, 1976) - here with his father Frank, when they were circus perfomers in the 1920s

Happy Birthday, child actor Frankie Darro  (December 22nd, 1917 - December 25th, 1976) - here with his father Frank, when they were circus perfomers in the 1920s





the-asphalt-jungle:

Leila Hyams - Freaks - (1932)

the-asphalt-jungle:

Leila Hyams - Freaks - (1932)

Casper The Friendly Ghost goes to the circus in “Keep Your Grin Up” (1955)

Casper The Friendly Ghost goes to the circus in “Keep Your Grin Up” (1955)

Rhonda Fleming and a pachyderm pal

Rhonda Fleming and a pachyderm pal

Jackie the lion visits with two lady friends at the Clyde Beatty Circus - 1951

Jackie the lion visits with two lady friends at the Clyde Beatty Circus - 1951