Famous Clowns https://famousclowns.org The history of clowns and clowning Sat, 30 May 2020 01:35:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://secureservercdn.net/ Famous Clowns https://famousclowns.org 32 32 74773659 His New Job [Charlie Chaplin] https://famousclowns.org/charlie-chaplin/short-films/his-new-job-charlie-chaplin/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=his-new-job-charlie-chaplin https://famousclowns.org/charlie-chaplin/short-films/his-new-job-charlie-chaplin/#respond Sat, 30 May 2020 08:17:00 +0000 https://famousclowns.org/?p=16412 His New Job (1915) starring Charlie Chaplin, Ben Turpin, Leo White In His New Job, while the Little Tramp waits to be interviewed for a part in a movie, he wrecks havoc in the office. Once actually hired as an actor, he … wreaks more havoc! His New Job begins with the Little Tramp Charlie […]

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Buster Keaton: The Persistence of Comedy https://famousclowns.org/buster-keaton/buster-keaton-the-persistence-of-comedy/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=buster-keaton-the-persistence-of-comedy https://famousclowns.org/buster-keaton/buster-keaton-the-persistence-of-comedy/#respond Sat, 30 May 2020 01:29:00 +0000 https://famousclowns.org/?p=16390 Editorial review of Buster Keaton: The Persistence of Comedy, courtesy of Amazon.com Buster Keaton is remembered today as one of the most innovative and hilarious comedians of the silent movie era, considered now to be the equal to Charlie Chaplin and Harold Lloyd. Starting his career as a child in vaudeville with his parents in […]

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Memorial Day 2020 https://famousclowns.org/blog/memorial-day-2020/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=memorial-day-2020 https://famousclowns.org/blog/memorial-day-2020/#respond Sun, 24 May 2020 16:44:17 +0000 https://famousclowns.org/?p=16154 Proclamation on Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 2020 Issued on: May 21, 2020 Since the first shots fired in the Revolutionary War, Americans have answered the call to duty and given their lives in service to our Nation and its sacred founding ideals.  As we pay tribute to the lives and legacies of these patriots […]

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Gentlemen of Nerve [Charlie Chaplin] https://famousclowns.org/charlie-chaplin/short-films/gentlemen-of-nerve-charlie-chaplin/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=gentlemen-of-nerve-charlie-chaplin https://famousclowns.org/charlie-chaplin/short-films/gentlemen-of-nerve-charlie-chaplin/#respond Sun, 24 May 2020 14:16:41 +0000 https://famousclowns.org/?p=16140 Gentlemen of Nerve (1914) starring Charlie Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Mabel Normand, Mack Swain Gentlemen of Nerve is a 1914 Keystone one reel silent comedy short film. It stars Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Chester Conklin, Mack Swain as four people attending an auto race. Of course, slapstick conflict develops. In Gentlemen of Nerve, Mabel and Chester […]

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Those Love Pangs [Charlie Chaplin] https://famousclowns.org/charlie-chaplin/short-films/those-love-pangs-charlie-chaplin/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=those-love-pangs-charlie-chaplin https://famousclowns.org/charlie-chaplin/short-films/those-love-pangs-charlie-chaplin/#respond Tue, 19 May 2020 22:11:33 +0000 https://famousclowns.org/?p=16080 Those Love Pangs (1 reel) (released October 10, 1914) In Those Love Pangs, Charlie Chaplin and Chester Conklin fight for the affection of several ladies … Over the protests of their boyfriends! This leads to an altercation in a movie theater. Those Love Pangs is an example of a Keystone comedy. Lots of motion and […]

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Laurel & Hardy Poster Gallery https://famousclowns.org/laurel-and-hardy/laurel-hardy-poster-gallery/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=laurel-hardy-poster-gallery https://famousclowns.org/laurel-and-hardy/laurel-hardy-poster-gallery/#respond Fri, 15 May 2020 19:07:38 +0000 https://famousclowns.org/?p=16057 The post Laurel & Hardy Poster Gallery appeared first on Famous Clowns.

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The Incredible Mr. Don Knotts https://famousclowns.org/tv-clowns/the-incredible-mr-don-knotts/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-incredible-mr-don-knotts https://famousclowns.org/tv-clowns/the-incredible-mr-don-knotts/#respond Sun, 10 May 2020 02:04:08 +0000 https://famousclowns.org/?p=15843 The Incredible Mr. Don Knotts: An Eye-Popping Look at His Movies Product description of The Incredible Mr. Don Knotts Author Stephen Cox and pop culture critic Kevin Marhanka have joined forces to present the complete film works of comedian Don Knotts in THE INCREDIBLE MR. DON KNOTTS, the very first book on Knott‘s movie career. […]

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Clowning Book of the Month – April 2020 https://famousclowns.org/blog/clowning-book-of-the-month-april-2020/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=clowning-book-of-the-month-april-2020 https://famousclowns.org/blog/clowning-book-of-the-month-april-2020/#respond Sun, 03 May 2020 19:37:53 +0000 https://famousclowns.org/?p=15735 Clowning Book of the Month – April 2020 answers the question: Who’s reading what? Continuing the monthly saga of who’s purchasing what from Amazon via our humble site. As you’ve probably discovered by now, we’ve posted quite a few book and movie reviews of clown-related things on the site, most of which are available at […]

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College [Buster Keaton] https://famousclowns.org/buster-keaton/buster-keaton-movies/college-buster-keaton/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=college-buster-keaton https://famousclowns.org/buster-keaton/buster-keaton-movies/college-buster-keaton/#respond Wed, 29 Apr 2020 13:42:04 +0000 https://famousclowns.org/?p=15526 Editorial review of College, starring Buster Keaton, courtesy of Amazon.com Buster Keaton goes back to school and stages a hilarious send-up of university life in College. Keaton stars as Ronald, an idealistic freshman who attends Clayton College in pursuit of higher learning, but finds himself instead embroiled in a war of athletics as he fights for the […]

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Funny quotes on marriage by W. C. Fields https://famousclowns.org/w-c-fields/funny-quotes-on-marriage-by-w-c-fields/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=funny-quotes-on-marriage-by-w-c-fields https://famousclowns.org/w-c-fields/funny-quotes-on-marriage-by-w-c-fields/#respond Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:30:52 +0000 https://famousclowns.org/?p=13837 Quotes on marriage by W. C. Fields W. C. Fields, in addition to being a great film clown and world-class juggler, was well-known for his negative opinion of marriage. Enjoy the quotes on marriage by W. C. Fields, but don’t try to follow them! I was married once, in San Francisco. I haven’t seen her […]

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