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The Clown Lyrics, by Conway Twitty

The Clown Lyrics, by Conway Twitty

You love the way it makes me feel when I can’t catch my breathLike walkin’ on a high wire, Lord, it scares me half to deathYou’re always high above me and I’m always fallin’ downOur love’s just a circus baby, and I’m just the clown.

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Different Types of Clowns

There are three basic types of clowns: The Whiteface clown is the oldest and most well-known of the clowns The Auguste  clown is the least intelligent, and zaniest of the clowns The character clown is most commonly represented by the Sad Tramp or Happy Hobo Special thanks to Jim Howle, for the graphics of the clowns found on these pages.

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Ringling Brothers clowns in the 1970's

The colors of my life – song lyrics

Song lyric to The Colors of My Life, lyrics by Michael Stewart, and music by Cy Coleman, from the musical Barnum

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Prayer for Good Humor by St. Thomas More

Prayer for Good Humor by St. Thomas More

Prayer for Good Humor, by St. Thomas More Grant me, O Lord, good digestion, and also something to digest. Grant me a healthy body, and the necessary good humor to maintain it. Grant me a simple soul that knows to treasure all that is good and that doesn’t frighten easily at the sight of evil, […]

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The children's favorite clown - Ringling Brothers circus poster

Why are clowns not popular to everyone?

(Editor’s note: an answer to a question posted at Quora) Why is Mickey Mouse not popular to everyone? Why do some people prefer Batman v. Superman to The Avengers movie franchise? Because individuals have different tastes. But, part of the problem is that the poster of the question does define what he means by “clown”. […]

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Biographies of Charlie Chaplin

Biographies of Charlie Chaplin

A list of prominent biographies of Charlie Chaplin, famous movie clown, actor, writer, director, producer, and composer.

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W.C. Fields Quotes - W. C. Fields, in addition to a legacy of legendary films (such as The Bank Dick, Never Give a Sucker an Even Break, and You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man), had a legendary sense of humor. On and off set, he remained in character, and was famous for his many quips and retorts .

W.C. Fields Quotes

W.C. Fields Quotes – W. C. Fields, in addition to a legacy of legendary films (such as The Bank Dick, Never Give a Sucker an Even Break, and You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man), had a legendary sense of humor.  On and off set, he remained in character, and was famous for his many quips and retorts .

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A collection of quotes on comedy and humor, from the classic film clown, W. C. Fields. Taken from the book, W. C. Fields and Me by Carlotta Monti

Quotes on comedy and humor by W. C. Fields

A collection of quotes on comedy and humor, from the classic film clown, W. C. Fields.  Taken from the book, W. C. Fields and Me by Carlotta Monti

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A Share in the World to Come - a story about the prophet Elijah and two clowns

A Share in the World to Come

‘Rabbi Baruqa of Huza often went to the marketplace at Lapet. One day, the prophet Elijah appeared to him there, and Rabbi Baruqa asked him, “Is there anyone among all these people who will have a share in the World to Come?”

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Joseph Grimaldi as Clown

What Witchery but a Clown’s?

What Witchery but a Clowns? by Charles Dickens, from the introduction to Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi, edited by Dickens in 1838. It is some years now, since we first conceived a strong veneration for Clowns, and an intense anxiety to know what they did with themselves out of pantomime time, and off the stage. As a […]

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