Frank Avruch was May 21, 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Frank Avruch played Bozo the Clown from 1959 to 1970. a clown character particularly popular in the U.S. in the 1960s because of widespread franchising in television. Avruch became the first nationally-syndicated Bozo the Clown. Continue reading →
Pinto Colvig films – In addition to being the original Bozo the Clown, Pinto Colvig had a long career in film, providing voices in Sleeping Beauty, The Wizard of Oz, as well as being the voice of Goofy for Walt Disney cartoons, and the voice of Bluto in the Popeye cartoons. Continue reading →
30″ Bozo the Clown Ventriloquist Doll with Tote Bag and Instruction Booklet.
30″ Ventriloquist doll of Larry Harmon‘s Bozo, the World Famous Clown! Dressed in Bozo’s traditional blue clown outfit trimmed in red and white with red yarn hair and red painted clown nose. Ideal for adults and children both. Enjoy hours of fun. Great for enhancing a child’s imagination. Bozo the Clown ventriloquist doll has a moving mouth, which is easily operated using a string in the back of the neck. Bozo the Clown ventriloquist doll comes in a re-usable zippered, vinyl tote bag and an instruction booklet “Seven Simple Steps To Ventriloquism.”
If there’s one toy that people associate with the Bozo the Clown show, it’s the Bozo Bop Bag. (Around my house, we also called it the Bozo the Clown Punching Bag, but it’s technically the Bozo Bop Bag. I guess it’s wrong to punch someone, but okay to bop them?)