Circus on film

View our collection of
circus videos

Accumulated from numerous collections, the following videos are of great historical significance as they provide a unique insight into a world of circus that many of us never had the opportunity to experience.

ASHTON
COLLEANO
ST LEON
WIRTH

Ashton

The Seven Ashtons – Risley Acrobats

Circa. 1955  |  USA

The Seven Ashtons

Circa. 1960  |  USA

The Ashtons – Billy Smarts Circus

Circa. 1975 | UK

Colleano

Con Colleano – Australian Tightwire Wizard

Circa. 1939  |  USA

Con Colleano – Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey

Circa. 1929  |  USA

Con Colleano – Home movies

Circa. 1929 & 1939  |  USA

Con Colleano – A life commemorated

2005  |  AU

Winnie Colleano – Trapeze

Circa. 1939  |  USA

Con Colleano – Short Documentary

1994  |  AU

Con Colleano – Cole Bros Circus

Circa. 1950  |  USA

Colleano Family

Circa. 1939  |  UK

Con Colleano – Cirque Medrano

Circa. 1936  |  FR

St Leon

St Leon Troupe – Unknown

Circa. 1959  |  USA

St Leon Troupe – The Australian acrobats

Circa. 1949  |  USA

Peggy St Leon –  Interview

2009  |  AU

Peggy St Leon –  Interview

2009  |  AU

St Leons – Wirths Circus

1951  |  AU

St Leons –  Sole Bros Circus

1949  |  NZ

Honey Family | Coney Island

1926  |  USA

The Honey Girls | Acrobatic quartette

1956  |  USA

Honey Family | Movie ‘State Fair’

1933 | USA

Honey Family| Newsreel

Circa. 1934 | AU

Wirth

Wirths Circus

Circa. 1954  |  AU

Wirths Circus & Zoo | Brisbane

Circa. 1934  |  AU

Wirths Circus | Departure to New Zealand

Circa. 1954 | AU

Wirths Circus | Olympia Melbourne

Circa. 1934 | AU

Wirths Circus & Zoo | Unloading

Circa. 1953 | NZ?

Wirths Circus

1951 | AU

May Wirth

Circa. 1924 | USA

Wirths Circus & Zoo | Elephant Unloading

Circa. 1953 | AU

Wirths Circus | Mount Morgan, QLD

Circa. 1953 | AU