Character Clowns

The Banana Man, Adolph Proper, who performed under the name A. Robbins

The Banana Man – Adolph Proper, aka. A. Robins

The Banana Man was a vaudeville character created by Adolf Proper (November 27, 1886–December 17, 1950). He worked under the stage name A. Robins. The son of a Viennese textile manufacturer, he left home as a teenager to go into show business as a street performer. At that time he changed his last name to […]

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