TV Special – 1978 – The Chippenfield Circus – Host Robert Morely – Part 1

DOG COMMENTARY:  The Chipperfield Circus is a long-running English family show based on the 300-year-old Chipperfield dynasty….which started with James Chipperfield and his performing animals at the Thames Frost Fair of 1684….and continued through the 19th century….as the circus toured all of England….with a menagerie of animals, teams of acrobats and clowns.  After World War II, under the management of Jimmy Chipperfield….the show became one of…

MLB – 1978 – Music Special – Take Me Out To The Ball Game + Great Photos Of Fans

DOG ASIDE: There’s a beautiful old story that tells of new arrivals at the Pearly Gates of Heaven….arguing loudly as to who should enter first….“I should be first” proclaimed one man…“I spent my life trying to make men wiser, I was a professor”….“No, No, No,  I should be first” proclaimed another man….“for I was a banker, I…

Comedy – Special – Those Fabulous Clowns – Charlie Chaplin & W C Fields & Laurel and Hardy

DOG COMMENTARY: This NBC comedy special was hosted by actor Richard Kiley takes a special look at the greatest clowns to ever grace a stage, film or television screen….and this clip is certainly evidence of that statement…..for these clowns were all “healers of the human spirit” ….as every year on May 31st….clowns from all over…