He told the gang he had to shut down the carnival, because people thought it was haunted.
Creepy appearance. Sinister manner.
His red shoes looked like the red cat creature's feet.
His mysterious disappearance.
Colonel Tom (the carnival owner) as Captain Scarlettbeard The security guard as the Cat Creature
They had kidnapped the missing jeweler and they also glued the jeweler's own rubies to the eyes of the carousel horses, and they were planning to smuggle those precious stones out of the country to the country of Morroco.