Home » Archive by category Red Skelton (Page 3)

Pledge of Allegiance, performed by Red Skelton

Pledge of Allegiance mug - "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."
From The Red Skelton Hour, CBS TV, January 14, 1969 copyright 1969 Richard Red Skelton Red Skelton: “I remember this one teacher. To me, he was the greatest teacher, a real sage of my time. He had such wisdom. We were all reciting the  Pledge Of Allegiance and...
Continue reading

Red Skelton’s farewell

Red Skelton television debut 1951
The time has come to say good night, My how time does fly. We’ve had a laugh, perhaps a tear, and now we hear goodbye. I really hate to say good night, for times like these are few. I wish you love and happiness, In everything you do....
Continue reading

Red Skelton biography

Red Skelton as his happy hobo clown character, Freddie the Freeloader
Biography of Red Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) “If some day you’re not feeling well, you should remember some little thing I have said or done and if it brings a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart then my purpose as...
Continue reading

The Circus – poem by Red Skelton

Red Skelton painting of Freddie the Freeloader, titled "Hold that Tiger"
The Circus – poem by Red Skelton Red Skelton wrote this poem in honor of his father, a former circus clown, whom Red never knew — Red’s father died two months before Red was born.  Years later, a young Red also clowned in the circus — at the...
Continue reading

Red Skelton, father of 7-pound daughter

(the birth announcement of Red Skelton’s daughter, Valentina, originally published in The Meriden Daily Journal on May 6, 1947) Santa Monica, Calif. May 5. (AP) Mrs. Red Skelton, wife of the comedian, gave birth to a baby girl weighing 7 pounds 11 ounces at St. John’s Hospital Monday.
Continue reading