In 1997 we spent time filming the movie "Beloved", starring Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover.
The scene below is seen at the beginning of the film and depicts "colored day" at a post civil war carnival.
We dressed as old time carnival workers with our "beast wagons."



Me dressed up like an 1800s carnival worker.

Inside the side show tent.

Taking a break with my long time monkey friend "Java" the crab-eating macaque.

Arthur the lion watching as production gets ready for the next shot.

Hand powered ferris-wheel.