Taking A Lion For A Ride! 1934

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  • The man seen driving the car is "Fearless Egbert", of a troupe called "Collins Famous Death Riders".

    There are a couple of photos of them on this page here. ....

    http://theselvedgeyard.wordpre
    ss.com/2009/12/05/the-wall-of-de
    ath-daredevils-lions-riders-fairs-o
    h-my/

    Although the lion isn't named on that page, another source says that his name was "Monarch".....

    www.motographite.com/2012/04/k
    ings-vertical-run.html

    jamied 28th May 2012

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