Lion lady’s life on film

The Conejo Valley Historical Society will present the movie “Mabel, Mabel, Tiger Trainer” at 1 p.m. Sun., April 28 at the Stagecoach Inn Museum, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park.
The film by award-winning documentarian Leslie Zemeckis is about tiger trainer Mabel Stark, who performed at Jungleland from 1938 to 1967. She also worked for circuses including Ringling Brothers.
During the heyday of the circus, Stark thrilled audiences with her act featuring 18 Sumatran tigers. She survived a numbe...

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