Circus Caravan in Sweden

Circus Caravan
Trolle Rhodin (1917-1997)
Trolle Rhodin (1917-1997)


Owner 1948-1964: Trolle Rhodin Sr.
Trolle Rhodin
Opened for public1948
Closed down1964
Address Mariedalsgården
Place Malmö
Country Sweden

DirectorsTrolle Rhodin

Key People


Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants
1964-1964: Charly Weiser
(elephant trainer)

Elephant keepers
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Circus Caravan, located at Mariedalsgården, in Malmö, Sweden , opened for public in 1948. Circus Caravan closed down in 1964.

Comments / picturesTrolle Rhodin founded Zoo Circus and Circus Caravan in the forties. In 1964 he started working as general manager at Ringling Brothers Circus and brought Circus Caravan with him, as part of the show.

1964: The Chipperfield elephants left Ringlings at the end of the tour and arrived in sweden on the 12th may 1964 when they went to Trolle Rhodin circus caravan, Malmo. Toured sweden, and from there the elephants went to helsinki finland on the 5th oct 1964.

Circus Caravan in Sweden SwedenCirkus Caravan in Helsinki, 1964. To the right is elephant trainer Charly Weiser.

After the tour of Finland, thats when l left Trolle Rhodins circus caravan, and the elephants, after being told they would be going to america.

Chipperfields elephant keeper Peter

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Koehl, Dan (2024). Circus Caravan, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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