Famous Clowns

Emmett Kelly, Jr. : Travels Through American History With the World's Most Famous Hobo Clown by Nicholas J. Croce, Susan Burke, Thomas Burke (Editor), Emmett Kelly

Emmett Kelly, Jr. : Travels Through American History

Emmett Kelly, Jr. : Travels Through American History With the World’s Most Famous Hobo Clown by Nicholas J. Croce, Susan Burke, Thomas Burke (Editor), Emmett Kelly

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24 inch Stan Laurel ventriloquist doll

24” Stan Laurel Ventriloquist Doll with Tote Bag and Instruction Booklet.

Manufacturer’s description of the Stan Laurel ventriloquist doll.

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The Wackiest Wagon Train in the West - starring Bob Denver, Forrest Tucker

The Wackiest Wagon Train in the West

The Wackiest Wagon Train in the West – starring Bob Denver, Forrest Tucker I was fortunate to find “The Wackiest Wagon Train in the West” in the dollar bin at my local Wal-Mart the day after Bob Denver passed away. I’d heard of it, but never saw it (or at least I don’t remember having […]

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The Great Man: W.C. Fields - a documentary

The Great Man: W.C. Fields

The Great Man: W.C. Fields – a documentary The Great Man: W.C. Fields is featured in rare behind-the-scenes footage and home movies at work and at play, along with hilarious scenes from some of his greatest films.

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Sherlock Jr. (1924) starring Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Ward Crane

Sherlock Jr. [Buster Keaton]

Sherlock Jr. (1924) starring Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Ward Crane In Sherlock Jr., Buster Keaton stars as a movie theater projectionist who dreams of becoming a super-sleuth. In one sequence, he literally steps into the screen and brings his fantasies to life.

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Midwest Clown Association 2019 roundup

We were fortunate to be able to attend the 2019 Midwest Clown Association Roundup in Grand Rapids, Michigan this year. This is effectively a photo gallery — time permitting, I’ll add separate articles on some of the classes and competitions later on.

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National Clown Week 2019 – day 4

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National Clown Week 2019 day 3

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Lucy and Ethel read through in Lucy Writes a Play

Lucy Writes a Play

Lucy Writes a Play – I Love Lucy episode 17, originally aired 2/4/1952 Lucy writes a play for her woman’s club, but when Ricky won’t perform it, she changes it from the Cuban setting A Tree Grows in Havana to an English setting, The Perils of Pamela with Fred as the lead. Ricky later changes his mind when he learns that a Hollywood […]

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Independence Day 2019

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