Flea Circus. Torps Flea Circus Tivoli Copenhagen 1956





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Torps Flea Circus.
Real live Performing Fleas

My farther William Torp started his Flea Circus in England during the twenties and performed with his Flea Circus all over England.Later he opened in Denmark in the famous Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen.He had his Flea Circus two years in Egypt as well at the time of Farouk's reign.After my farthers death my mother took over the Flea Circus and had it untill we closed it in Tivoli 1965.

I had learned the trade from my farther and opened my Flea Circus in Palisades Amusement Park in New Jersey USA in 1960.I was after that two seasons at the Million Dollar Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and traveled afterwards with the Flea Circus in at special built trailer from the Canadien Border to Florida, and from the east coast to the west coast giving shows in Amusement Parks,Shopping Centers and Fairs.There were articles about the Flea Circus in about 200 Newspapers.Interviews in about 80 Radio Stations and appearances on about 60 Television programs including What's my Line and the Johnny Carson Show.I later in the1970s opened the Flea Circus in Tenerife (Canary Islands).I am now retired and don't have the Flea Circus any more, but a lot of nice memories.

There are many stories about a Flea Circus,and some are true and some are untrue.Here http://www.johntorpmusic.se/myfleacir... you will find many photographs and newspaper articles about the Flea Circus.


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