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2024-02-23 20:37
In The Park (1915) Essanay comedy starring Charlie Chaplin Charlie the Little Tramp is innocently minding his own business, walking in the park …. When someone [...] The post In… Read More
2024-02-09 12:54
The Beginnings of Harold Lloyd by Robert Florey published in Cinémagazine on December 29, 1922 Cinemamagazine of December 29, 1922 It is  at the Algonquin Hotel&nb&hell…Read More
2024-02-02 12:14
[Editor’s note: Charlie Chaplin by Max Linder was originally published in the daily Comoedia dated February 2, 1920 – translated from the original French by [...] The post Charli… Read More
2024-01-26 12:31
The Stolen Jools is a star-packed promotional short subject. It was intended to raise funds for the National Variety Artists tuberculosis sanatorium. And, produced in [...] The post The Stol… Read More
2024-01-20 00:17
In The Candy Kid, two rival candy stores fight over an attractive cashier — so one decides to blow his competitor to kingdom come! The [...] The post The Candy Kid appeared first on Fa… Read More
2024-01-14 21:42
Charlie the Little Tramp is apparently irresistible as A Woman! Invited to dinner, Charlie shaves his mustache and dons a dress, and now … A [...] The post A Woman appeared first on F… Read More
2024-01-08 00:02
Double Whoopee photo gallery – from the hilarious Laurel and Hardy short, where Stan and Ollie are inept temporary workers at a fancy hotel … [...] The post Double Whoopee photo… Read More
2023-12-29 22:45
In The Golden Age of Comedy, take a trip back to classic Hollywood with a compilation of scenes featuring some of the best-known comics from [...] The post The Golden Age of Comedy appeared… Read More
2023-12-19 01:18
West of Hot Dog (1924) stars Stan Laurel in a solo short film. He’s a tenderfoot on the way out West to claim an inheritance, [...] The post West of Hot Dog appeared first on Famous Cl… Read More
2023-12-01 16:17
Double Whoopee (1929) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jean Harlow In Double Whoopee Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, in their new jobs as footman and [...] The post Double Whoopee appeared… Read More
2023-11-10 14:00
Behind the Screen (2 reels) (1916) starring Charlie Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance “Behind the Screen” is an early satire on the film industry. Charlie Chaplin [...]… Read More
2023-10-27 13:00
“Diamond” Jim Parker (1938-2003) Diamond Jim Parker was born in Hastings, Nebraska, in 1938, “Diamond” Jim Parker first got exposed to the circus by his [...] The pos… Read More
2023-10-22 14:09
In A Jitney Elopement, Edna Purviance’s father wants her to marry the Count Chloride de Lime. But Edna’s in love with the lowly Charlie. He [...] The post A Jitney Elopement appe… Read More
2023-10-09 13:00
The Play House (1921) starring Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts – a HILARIOUS silent film, with Buster playing multiple roles! The Play House (1921) [...] The post The Play Hou… Read More
2023-09-30 01:30
In Lucy Helps Ken Berry, Ken needs a loan extension, for his dance studio. But, Mr. Mooney turns him down as a poor risk. So, [...] The post Lucy Helps Ken Berry appeared first on Famous Clo… Read More
2023-09-23 13:52
His Trysting Place (2 reels) (1914) starring Charlie Chaplin, Mack Swain, Mabel Normand, Phyllis Allen In His Trysting Place, Charlie’s wife, Mabel Normand, sends him to [...] The… Read More
2023-09-15 22:26
In The Affairs of Annabel (1938), Lanny decides to promote Annabel’s upcoming film The Man and the Maid by getting her a job as a [...] The post Affairs of Annabel appeared first on Fa… Read More
2023-09-08 12:10
Biography of Dime & Connie Wilson, tramp and circus clowns respectively, who performed in a variety of American circuses in the 20th century Gilbert “Dime” [...] The post Dim… Read More
2023-08-31 13:00
Carol Burnett photo gallery – a collection of Carol Burnett photos and paintings, by herself, on The Carol Burnett Show, and others The post Carol Burnett photo gallery appeared first… Read More
2023-08-25 21:14
A Date for Lucy (1969) Here’s Lucy season 1 with Cesar Romero In A Date for Lucy, Kim and Craig find Lucy the perfect date [...] The post A Date for Lucy appeared first on Famous Clown… Read More
2023-08-18 16:30
Here’s Lucy – Lucy and the Ex-Con – when Lucy gets ex-con Wally Cox a job as a security guard, the place is robbed! But [...] The post Lucy and the Ex-Con appeared first on… Read More
2023-08-11 13:00
Chris’ New Years Eve Party – The Lucy Show season 1, originally aired December 31, 1962 Chris throws a New Year’s Eve party and doesn’t [...] The post Chris’ Ne… Read More
2023-08-10 21:02
Read the introduction I wrote – a very funny clown skit, similar to the Kentucky Mom’s letter to her son sketch. From The Red Skelton [...] The post Read the introduction I wrote… Read More
2023-08-08 01:01
Clown Week 2023 day 7 – let’s go bump a nose! The post Clown Week 2023 Day 7 appeared first on Famous Clowns Read More
2023-08-07 00:50
Clown Week Day 6 – TV & Movie Clowns The post Clown Week Day 6 appeared first on Famous Clowns Read More
2023-08-05 16:36
Happy Clown Week 2023 Day 4 – celebrating our happy hobos and sad tramps The post Happy Clown Week 2023 Day 4 appeared first on Famous Clowns Read More
2023-08-04 10:23
Lucy And Viv Put In A Shower – The Lucy Show season 1, originally aired January 28, 1963 Disastrous results when Lucy and Viv put [...] The post Lucy and Viv Put In a Shower appeared f… Read More
2023-08-02 11:00
Clown Week 2023- day 2 – Whiteface clowns The post Clown Week 2023- day 2 appeared first on Famous Clowns Read More
2023-08-02 06:40
The Husband’s Return – when the husband arrives home unexpectedly, the wife’s boyfriend hides under the table! “One lump for your coffee, one lump for my [...] T… Read More
2023-08-01 10:28
It’s National Clown Week! A week to celebrate, and promote, all things clown! Circus clowns, parade clowns, birthday party clowns – any and all joy [...] The post National Clown… Read More
2023-07-28 12:19
What is my clown worth? An answer posted on Quora, by a clown who’s trying to figure out how much to charge for a performance [...] The post What is my clown worth? appeared first on F… Read More
2023-07-26 12:18
Lifeboat is a one minute drama, or quick blackout sketch, courtesy of The Red Skelton Hour episode, “Little Old Rainmaker, He“. Cast: Two speaking clowns, any [...] The post… Read More
2023-07-21 09:49
History of Ronald McDonald, his origin and history as a brand ambassador for the McDonald’s fast food corporation WGN-TV’s “Bozo’s Circus” helped make “Mc… Read More
2023-07-19 10:35
End of the Parade is a one minute drama, or quick blackout sketch, courtesy of The Red Skelton Hour episode, “Little Old Rainmaker, He“. End of [...] The post End of the Par… Read More
2023-07-14 13:59
Lucy Gets Involved – The Lucy Show season 6 In Lucy Gets Involved, Lucy moonlights as a waitress at a drive-in restaurant. With Jackie Coogan. [...] The post Lucy Gets Involved appeare… Read More
2023-07-12 10:22
Israeli/Arab War is a one minute drama, or quick blackout sketch, courtesy of The Red Skelton Hour episode, “Little Old Rainmaker, He“. The Arab/Israeli War sketch [...] The… Read More
2023-07-07 16:41
Ron “Toto” Johnson… …began clowning in his hometown of Naugatuck, Connecticut during the summer of 1977 at the age of 10.…formed his own clown troupe, [...]… Read More
2023-06-30 06:14
His Prehistoric Past (2 reels) (1914) starring Charlie Chaplin, Mack Swain In His Prehistoric Past, Charlie the Little Tramp falls asleep on a park bench, [...] The post His Prehistoric Past… Read More
2023-06-28 06:25
At the Barber Shop is taken from one of the live action bookends in The Three Stooges Cartoons. It’s a short bit, but funny, for [...] The post At the Barber Shop appeared first on Fam… Read More
2023-06-24 00:08
In One A.M., Charlie Chaplin plays the Inebriate, a tipsy playboy trying to get into bed. And he’s fighting with every imaginable inanimate object along [...] The post One A.M. appeare… Read More
2023-06-21 16:06
Throw the hat at my foot, and I’ll flip it into the air, and catch it on my head! A very funny clown bit, done [...] The post Throw the hat at my foot appeared first on Famous Clowns Read More
2023-06-16 11:00
The Haunted House is a very funny silent comedy, where honest bank teller Buster Keaton must stop crooked cashier Joe Roberts and rescue his love, [...] The post The Haunted House appeared f… Read More
2023-06-14 13:21
The Hospital – three “doctors” looking under the sheet at a beautiful patient. The Hospital is a one minute drama, or quick blackout sketch, courtesy [...] The post The Hos… Read More
2023-06-09 15:29
The Vagabond (1916) starring Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance The Vagabond has a plot line similar to Chaplin’s feature-length film, The Circus.   Charlie the Little [...] The post… Read More
2023-06-07 13:18
The Artist and the Model – painting a mustache on the finished painting? A clown skit for 3 speaking clowns – a quick blackout sketch [...] The post The Artist and the Model appe… Read More
2023-06-02 07:05
What! No Beer? (1933) starring Buster Keaton, Jimmy Durante Synopsis of What! No Beer? In What? No Beer! Two film clowns(Buster Keaton, Jimmy Durante) appear together.  I… Read More
2023-05-31 12:54
The Hillbillies – what use is bear grease? The Hillbillies is a short sketch, aka. a one minute drama, courtesy of The Red Skelton Hour [...] The post The Hillbillies appeared first on… Read More
2023-05-27 10:46
Carol Burnett (April 26, 1933 – ) Carol Burnett is an American actress, comedian, singer, and writer. She was born on April 26, 1933, in [...] The post Biography of Carol Burnett appea… Read More
2023-05-26 13:45
Parlor Bedroom and Bath (1931) starring Buster Keaton, Charlotte Greenwood, Reginald Denny Synopsis of Parlor Bedroom and Bath In Parlor Bedroom and Bath, a man [...] The post Parlor Bedroom… Read More
2023-05-24 15:30
The Genius – Man wasn’t meant to fly? Wilbur Wright disagrees! The Genius is a 1 minute drama, or comedy blackout sketch, from The Red [...] The post The Genius appeared first on… Read More
2023-05-19 13:25
Biography of Edgar Kennedy, famous character actor in silent and talking films, costarring with Laurel & Hardy, Charlie Chaplin, … Edgar Kennedy (April 26, 1890 [...] The post Bio… Read More
2023-05-17 15:25
How TV Stars Make Love – With cue cards, of course! What could possibly go wrong? How TV Stars Make Love is a 1 minute [...] The post How TV Stars Make Love appeared first on Famous Cl… Read More
2023-05-12 12:22
Biography of Charlie Hall, silent and talking film character actor, fondly remembered as a recurring foil for Laurel and Hardy Charlie Hall (August 19, 1899 [...] The post Biography of Charl… Read More
2023-05-06 15:37
In One Week, newlywed couple Buster Keaton and Sybil Seely try to build a prefabricated house. But its been sabotaged! One Week (1920) starring Buster [...] The post One Week appeared first… Read More
2023-04-28 08:44
The Lucy Show season 1 episode guide – Episode guide for the first season of Lucille Ball’s third classic sitcom, The Lucy Show. It was [...] The post The Lucy Show season 1 epis… Read More
2023-04-26 10:40
Archery contest – an archery contest to see which of the two clowns can shoot their arrow higher into the air – with an unexpected [...] The post Archery Contest [clown skit] app… Read More
2023-04-21 06:04
A Fair Exchange – Charlie Chaplin the little tramp is walking in the park with his wife, & he’s attracted to a young lady. Mack [...] The post A Fair Exchange appeared first… Read More
2023-04-14 12:01
Lucy, the Conclusion Jumper – Here’s Lucy season 1 In Lucy, the Conclusion Jumper, Lucy thinks that her daughter Kim is eloping! Possibly the funniest [...] The post Lucy, the Co… Read More
2023-04-13 23:43
Utopia: Stan and Ollie find a new island in the Pacific where there’s uranium! The final Laurel and Hardy film. Atoll K / Utopia (1950) [...] The post Atoll K / Utopia appeared first o… Read More
2023-04-07 13:06
Lucy Saves Milton Berle (1965) – The Lucy Show season 4 In Lucy Saves Milton Berle, Milton Berle goes undercover as a drunken bum to [...] The post Lucy Saves Milton Berle appeared fir… Read More
2023-03-31 16:41
Here’s Lucy season 4 episode guide – Lucy Carter (Lucille Ball) continues raising her teenage children, driving her brother-in-law (and boss) Harry nuts! Lucy and Flip [...]… Read More
2023-03-24 05:02
A Burlesque on Carmen photo gallery. A series of lobby card for Charlie Chaplin’s comedy, spoofing the opera (and then-popular film), Carmen. The post A Burlesque on Carmen photo galle… Read More
2023-03-17 06:46
Shanghaied (1915) starring Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance After his romance with the shipowner’s daughter is scuttled, Charlie the little tramp is hired to shanghai a [...] The post S… Read More
2023-03-09 03:38
International Women’s Day – and a shout out to some of the many famous female clowns: The post International Women’s Day appeared first on Famous Clowns Read More
2023-03-08 13:00
Perfect Day (1929) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy It’s a Perfect Day for a picnic, and the Laurels and the Hardys are planning [...] The post Perfect Day appeared fi… Read More
2023-03-07 09:21
Come Clean (1931) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, Charlie Hall In Come Clean, no good deed goes unpunished. On their way to get [...] The post Come Clean appeared first on Fam… Read More
2023-02-24 21:00
A Burlesque on Carmen – Charlie Chaplin spoofs the opera Carmen with Edna Purviance. As the “incorruptible” soldier! Carmen (released by Essanay in 1916 as Charlie [… Read More
2023-02-17 08:51
The Count (2 reels) (1916) starring Charlie Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp is working as a tailor. He burns the pants of the [...] The post The Cou… Read More
2023-02-10 10:00
The Battle of the Century (1927) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charlie Hall, Eugene Pallette The Battle of the Century is an early Laurel & [...] The post The Battle of the Century… Read More
2023-02-03 15:09
The Blacksmith (1922) starring Buster Keaton In The Blacksmith, Buster Keaton plays an inept blacksmith’s assistant. He’s as bumbling in his work as the blacksmith [...] The post… Read More
2023-01-27 16:44
The Passionate Plumber (1932) starring Buster Keaton, Jimmy Durante Buster Keaton is The Passionate Plumber who falls in love with a socialite, and becomes part [...] The post The Passionate… Read More
2023-01-06 12:00
In The Cure, Charlie Chaplin is an inebriate. He goes to a sanitarium for “the cure” to stop his drinking. Although he’s brought a trunk [...] The post The Cure appeared fi… Read More
2022-12-03 02:27
Episode list for The Lucy Show season 4 (1965-1966) Episode list for The Lucy Show season 4 (1965-1966) – a massive change to the show, [...] The post Episode list for The Lucy Show se… Read More
2022-11-25 22:05
Lucy’s Birthday – Here’s Lucy season 1 – originally aired November 18, 1968 On Lucy’s birthday, she oversleeps. So she comes into work very late [...] The post… Read More
2022-11-18 06:06
Look Who’s Laughing (1941) starring Edgar Bergen, Lucille Ball, Jim Jordan, Harold Peary Look Who’s Laughing is a movie comedy, featuring then-famous radio stars and [...] The po… Read More
2022-11-04 20:28
Lucy the Process Server – Here’s Lucy, season 1 – originally aired October 7, 1968 In Lucy the Process Server, Lucy has to deliver a [...] The post Lucy the Process Server… Read More
2022-10-21 12:02
Lucy and the Efficiency Expert – The Lucy Show season 5 Lucy and the Efficiency Expert – the bank’s being audited by an overzealous efficiency [...] The post Lucy and the E… Read More
2022-10-14 08:51
Spite Marriage (1929) starring Buster Keaton In Spite Marriage, a lovely actress marries her star-struck biggest fan to make her ex-boyfriend jealous. But then … [...] The post Spite… Read More
2022-09-30 15:13
A Day’s Pleasure (1919) starring Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance A Day’s Pleasure is the story of a family man taking his wife and kids out [...] The post A Day’s Pleasure… Read More
2022-09-30 14:23
Laurel & Hardy’s Laughing 20’s is a compilation of some of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy’s short films. It’s only 90 minutes long, but jam-packed [...] The post La… Read More
2022-09-30 11:57
You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man (1939) starring W. C. Fields, Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man – W. C. Fields is [...] The post You Can&rsquo&hell…Read More
2022-09-30 08:16
Here’s Lucy season 3 episode guide – Lucy Carter (Lucille Ball) continues raising her teenage children, driving her brother-in-law (and boss) Harry nuts! 1. Lucy [...] The post H… Read More
2022-09-23 11:45
The Lucy Show season 2 episode guide – The second season, with Lucille Ball sharing a house with Vivian Vance, and driving Gale Gordon to [...] The post The Lucy Show season 2 episode… Read More
2022-09-16 15:21
The Best of Laurel and Hardy (In Color) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy The Best of Laurel and Hardy (In Color) – A colorized collection [...] The post The Best of Laurel and Hardy… Read More
2022-09-09 11:08
Heartbroken Buster Keaton, jilted by his girlfriend, gets into his boat “The Love Nest“. He plans to sail around the world & forget, but … [...] The post The Love Nest… Read More
2022-09-02 13:10
Berth Marks (1929) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardyl In Berth Marks, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are small-time vaudevillians, trying to catch a train. A [...] The post Berth Marks appear… Read More
2022-08-31 15:56
Wife Exterminator – a one-minute drama from The Red Skelton Hour episode, The Love Bug’ll Getcha If You Don’t Use DDT – a comedy blackout [...] The post Wife Extermin… Read More
2022-08-26 12:17
Days of Thrills and Laughter (1961) starring Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Houdini … Days of Thrills and Laughter is an appreciative, [...] The post Days… Read More
2022-08-25 02:31
Thumb sucking sketch is taken from The Red Skelton Hour episode, The Spy with the Leaky Mouth. It deals with a man who wants to [...] The post Thumb sucking sketch appeared first on Famous C… Read More
2022-08-19 14:50
Lucy and Miss Shelley Winters – Here’s Lucy season 1 In Lucy and Miss Shelley Winters, Lucy helps a famous actress (Shelley Winters) with her [...] The post Lucy and Miss Shelley… Read More
2022-08-17 15:29
Self Defense clown skit – courtesy of The Red Skelton Hour episode, The Love Bug’ll Getcha If You Don’t Use DDT – a one-minute drama, [...] The post Self Defense clow… Read More
2022-08-12 08:11
The Lucy Show season 6 – Lucille Ball‘s classic sitcom’s final season, which goes out with a bang! Guest stars Jack Benny, Robert Goulet, Milton [...] The post The Lucy Sho… Read More
2022-08-10 07:40
Graduation Day clown skit, courtesy of the Red Skelton Hour episode, The Love Bug’ll Getcha If You Don’t Use DDT. Graduation Day clown skit — [...] The post Graduation Day… Read More

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