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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
2022-08-08 06:04
Lucy the Bean Queen – The Lucy Show season 5 In Lucy the Bean Queen, Lucy launches a get-rich-quick scheme by taking advantage of a [...] The post Lucy the Bean Queen appeared first on… Read More
2022-08-05 12:04
Buster Keaton’s having a string of Hard Luck. He fails hilariously at multiple suicide attempts, gets hired by a hunting society, stumbles onto a gang [...] The post Hard Luck appeared… Read More
2022-07-29 11:00
Laurel & Hardy in Going Bye Bye! After testifying against a murderer who promises vengeance, two witnesses decide to leave town. But … Going Bye [...] The post Going Bye Bye! appe… Read More
2022-07-27 10:51
Sure Cure is a One Minute Drama from The Red Skelton Hour episode, Love Is an Itch You Can’t Scratch. It deals with a commercial [...] The post Sure Cure appeared first on Famous Clown… Read More
2022-07-22 08:06
Duane Thorpe photo gallery – “Uncle Soapy”, who performed with the Ringling Brothers circus for many years. The post Duane Thorpe photo gallery appeared first on Famous Clo… Read More
2022-07-20 10:27
The New Surgeon is a One Minute Drama from The Red Skelton Hour episode, Love Is an Itch You Can’t Scratch. It’s a short sketch [...] The post The New Surgeon appeared first on F… Read More
2022-07-15 06:07
Here’s Lucy season 2 – The complete second season of Here’s Lucy (1968-74, CBS-TV) features all 24 color episodes uncut and digitally remastered for superior [...] The post… Read More
2022-07-13 10:09
Cashing a Check is a One Minute Drama from the Red Skelton Hour episode, Love Is an Itch You Can’t Scratch. It has a very [...] The post Cashing a check appeared first on Famous Clowns… Read More
2022-07-08 10:33
Don’t Give Up the Ship (1959), starring Jerry Lewis, Dina Merrill Don’t Give Up the Ship. New bridegroom is called to D.C. to explain what [...] The post Don’t Give Up the… Read More
2022-07-01 22:28
Lucy and the Submarine – The Lucy Show season 5 In Lucy and the Submarine, Lucy must contact Mr. Mooney, who’s left for naval reserve [...] The post Lucy and the Submarine appear… Read More
2022-06-29 16:23
Piñata clown ministry skit – a clown ministry skit, suitable for Sunday school class. Requirements: Clowns: 2, possibly three. Clown type (hobo/tramp, Auguste, whiteface) should… Read More
2022-06-24 16:08
The Lucy Show season 5 – Lucy with George Burns Lucy with George Burns – George Burns decides to include Lucy in his new nightclub act. They [...] The post Lucy with Ge… Read More
2022-06-23 02:18
Rodeo skills – a short skit from The Red Skelton Hour episode, “A Taste of Money“. Red Skelton and Harve Presnell demonstrate (obviously rigged) sharp [...] The post Rodeo… Read More
2022-06-17 17:32
The Rink  (2 reels) (1916) starring Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell The Rink is hilarious short film that has Charlie Chaplin put on roller skates [...] The post The… Read More
2022-06-15 21:51
The Witch [clown skit] The Witch is a One Minute Drama, aka. a vaudeville blackout skit, from The Red Skelton Show episode, “Dial ‘M’ for [...] The post The Witch appeared… Read More
2022-06-10 17:15
Who’s Minding the Store? (1963) starring Jerry Lewis, Jill St. John, Ray Walston, Agnes Moorehead, John McGiver In Who’s Minding the Store? an incompetent young [...] The post Wh… Read More
2022-06-08 07:13
Franklin’s Key [One Minute Drama] Franklin’s Key is a short one minute drama, aka a Quick Blackout comedy skit, from The Red Skelton Hour episode, [...] The post Franklin’s… Read More
2022-06-03 09:41
Pick a Star (1937) starring Jack Haley, Rosina Lawrence, Pasty Kelly Pick a Star is a Jack Haley/Patsy Kelly romantic comedy. Laurel and Hardy, and [...] The post Pick a Star appeared first… Read More
2022-05-27 12:01
Rock-A-Bye Baby (1958) starring Jerry Lewis, Connie Stevens In Rock-A-Bye Baby, a bachelor agrees to baby-sit for a Hollywood star, his former sweetheart, who has [...] The post Rock-A-Bye B… Read More
2022-05-20 19:07
Electric House (1922) starring Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox The Electric House is a very funny Buster Keaton silent film. He’s mistakenly hired to wire a [...] The post Electric House (… Read More
2022-05-13 14:31
The Marx Brothers TV Collection is an interesting, entertaining collection of TV appearances by Groucho, Chico, and Harpo Marx. It does not include Groucho’s famous [...] The post The… Read More
2022-05-06 12:40
Haunted Spooks (1919) starring Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis Haunted Spooks – Harold Lloyd silent comedy. A young lady who must be married, to inherit her grandfather’s [...]… Read More
2022-04-29 09:24
Hardly Working (1980) starring Jerry Lewis, Susan Oliver When a circus clown is unexpectedly out of work in the middle of the season, he has [...] The post Hardly Working [Jerry Lewis] appea… Read More
2022-04-22 12:59
Being the Ricardos is a behind the scenes look at the making of the I Love Lucy sitcom — during one tumultuous week. Review I [...] The post Being the Ricardos appeared first on Famous… Read More
2022-04-15 16:23
Lucy and Eva Gabor – Here’s Lucy season 1 – originally aired November 11, 1968 In Lucy and Eva Gabor, authoress Eva Von Gronyitz (Eva [...] The post Lucy and Eva Gabor appe… Read More
2022-04-14 04:37
Granite Heart – A clown ministry skit for 3 (or more) speaking clowns. The basic outline is: an Angel Clown is examining prospective entrants to [...] The post Granite Heart appeared f… Read More
2022-04-08 16:01
At War with the Army (1950) starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Polly Bergen At War with the Army – Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis’ first [...] The post At War with the Army [Martin… Read More
2022-04-07 02:42
Bible Lessons – a clown ministry skit for one speaking clown, typically in a church setting, with a lot of interaction with the audience (presumably [...] The post Bible Lessons appear… Read More
2022-04-01 18:17
Skidoo (1968) starring Jackie Gleason, Groucho Marx, Carol Channing Skidoo is supposedly a movie about a former hitman, breaking into prison to commit one last [...] The post Skidoo [Jackie… Read More
2022-03-25 21:35
Lucy the Fixer – Here’s Lucy season 1 Lucy the Fixer is a hilarious episode! It’s really an excuse for a slowly growing cascade of [...] The post Lucy the Fixer appeared fi… Read More
2022-03-18 08:08
Lucy and the Gold Rush – Here’s Lucy season 1 Lucy and the Gold Rush begins with Kim and Craig bring home rock samples from [...] The post Lucy and the Gold Rush appeared first o… Read More
2022-03-16 17:34
Dirty Work photo gallery – photos from the very funny Laurel and Hardy short film, Dirty Work The post Dirty Work photo gallery appeared first on Famous Clowns Read More
2022-03-11 21:04
Lucy, the Matchmaker – Here’s Lucy season 1 – originally aired Dec 16, 1968 After a home-cooked meal with Lucy, Craig, and Kim, Uncle Harry [...] The post Lucy, the Matchma… Read More
2022-03-09 13:59
Annie Fratellini photo gallery – the famous Auguste circus clown, who formed the first circus school in France. The post Annie Fratellini photo gallery appeared first on Famous Clowns Read More
2022-03-04 17:02
Guess Who Owes Lucy $23.50 – Here’s Lucy, season 1 – originally aired December 9, 1968 In Guess Who Owes Lucy $23.50, Lucy tries to [...] The post Guess Who Owes Lucy $23.5… Read More
2022-02-12 01:58
Lucy’s Impossible Mission – Here’s Lucy, season 1 – originally aired October 28, 1968 Lucy’s Impossible Mission is a spoof of Mission Impossible. Lucy becomes [… Read More
2022-02-04 19:04
Lucy Visits Jack Benny – Here’s Lucy, season 1 – originally aired Lucy and her family vacation at a “private residence” in Palm Springs. And [...] The post Lucy… Read More
2022-01-28 17:50
Mod, Mod Lucy – Here’s Lucy, season 1 – originally aired September 23, 1968 In Mod, Mod Lucy, Lucy tries to help her son Craig [...] The post Mod, Mod Lucy [Here’s Lu… Read More
2022-01-21 14:21
Here’s Lucy season 1 episode guide Here’s Lucy season 1 episode guide – Lucille Ball stars in a brand-new sitcom, with a different cast and [...] The post Here’s Lucy… Read More
2022-01-14 15:34
Cops (1922) starring Buster Keaton Buster Keaton’s Cops is a very funny, fast-paced silent comedy. The well-meaning Buster manages to get the entire police force [...] The post Cops [B… Read More
2021-12-31 21:13
A classic clown skit (or bit) – pretending to push a clown on a hospital gurney– only to be exposed as a fraud, of course [...] The post Clown skit – hospital gurney appear… Read More
2021-12-31 15:49
A Night in the Show (2 reels) (1915) starring Charlie Chaplin In A Night in the Show, Charlie Chaplin doesn’t play the Little Tramp. Instead, [...] The post A Night in the Show appeare… Read More
2021-12-24 16:51
Wishing you and yours a very merry Christmas. Enjoy some vintage clown Christmas cards and greetings. From our family to yours. The post Clown Christmas cards appeared first on Famous Clowns… Read More
2021-12-24 15:52
The Flower Stem gag is more of a clown bit. It’s something you’d do as part of a skit, not by itself. It goes like [...] The post Flower stem gag appeared first on Famous Clowns Read More
2021-12-17 16:27
I’ll Take My Applause Now – a short clown skit from The Red Skelton Hour I’ll Take My Applause Now is a short, but funny, [...] The post I’ll Take My Applause Now app… Read More
2021-12-10 11:50
Speak Easily [1932) starring Buster Keaton, Jimmy Durante, Thelma Todd In Speak Easily, thanks to his butler, a professor thinks he has inherited a fortune [...] The post Speak Easily appear… Read More
2021-12-03 17:51
The Big Flash (1932) starring Harry Langdon, Vernon Dent In The Big Flash, bombastic electrician Klaus uses Harry’s photo to get a job as newspaper [...] The post The Big Flash appeare… Read More
2021-11-26 08:27
Salute to Stan Laurel (1965) starring Lucille Ball, Buster Keaton, Dick Van Dyke, Bob Newhart, Phil Silvers, Audrey Meadows After Stan Laurel‘s death in 1965, [...] The post Salute to… Read More
2021-11-19 16:07
Napoleon – Why do you always keep your hand in your shirt? Napoleon is a Quick Blackout comedy skit, taken from The Red Skelton Hour episode, [...] The post Napoleon [clown skit]… Read More
2021-11-12 16:05
The Argument – You’re dead, do you hear me? Dead! In the original sketch (from The Red Skelton Hour episode, The Bear was a Bare-Faced Liar), [...] The post The Argument app… Read More
2021-11-11 17:17
Since it’s Veterans Day in the United States, I wanted to take a moment and recognize some of the famous clowns who’ve served in the [...] The post Famous clown veterans –… Read More
2021-11-05 14:44
The Hoose-Gow (1929) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Tiny Sandford In The Hoose-Gow, Stan and Ollie and wrongly sent to prison. They’re actually [...] The post The… Read More
2021-11-01 01:26
The New Tolerance – a clown ministry skit about the sacred cow of tolerance, how it’s working its way into the modern day Church, and [...] The post The New Tolerance appeared fi… Read More
2021-10-29 15:47
French Revolution – A quick blackout sketch. About to lose his head to the guillotine, a last-minute pardon! Congratulations? French Revolution is a quick blackout sketch, [...] T… Read More
2021-10-22 14:54
The Inventor – a comedy blackout. A comedy blackout is a short comedy sketch. The concept goes back to the days of vaudeville — at [...] The post The Inventor [comedy blackout] a… Read More
2021-10-22 12:08
Say Kids! What Time Is It? Notes from the Peanut Gallery by Stephen Davis I first came across this book while trying to write a [...] The post Say Kids! What Time Is It? appeared first on Fa… Read More
2021-10-22 11:51
Mime Ministry by Susie Kelly Toomey An illustrated, easy-to-follow guidebook for organizing, programming and training a troupe of Christian mimes Mime Ministry, by Susie Kelly [...] The post… Read More
2021-10-22 11:29
Lost Films of Laurel and Hardy Volume 02. A compilation of some of Laurel and Hardy’s classic short films. These are some of Laurel and [...] The post Lost Films of Laurel and Hardy Vo… Read More
2021-10-22 11:13
Lost Films of Laurel and Hardy Volume 01. A compilation of some of Laurel and Hardy‘s classic short films. These are some of Laurel and [...] The post Lost Films of Laurel and Hardy Vo… Read More
2021-10-22 04:52
Juggling for the Complete Klutz/With Block Beanbags by John Cassidy, B. C. Rimbeaux (Contributor), Diane Waller (Illustrator) An excellent book, but definitely for the beginning [...] The po… Read More
2021-08-13 23:07
Balloon twisting video tutorial for Palm Sunday. How to balloon twist a palm tree and a palm branch. Requires Qualatex 260 balloons. Suitable for line [...] The post Balloon twisting video t… Read More
2021-08-07 19:31
Happy National Clown Week to our fellow clowns in the U.S.A. Go bump a nose if you can! Let’s continue by celebrating TV clowns – [...] The post National Clown Week 2021 –… Read More
2021-08-06 22:36
Our Relations is a funny Laurel and Hardy short film. It deals with comedic mishaps when Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy‘s twin brothers, Alfie and [...] The post Our Relations [Laurel an… Read More
2021-08-06 07:15
Happy National Clown Week to our fellow clowns in the U.S.A. Go bump a nose if you can! Let’s continue by celebrating movie clowns – [...] The post National Clown Week 2021 &ndas&hell…Read More
2021-08-06 04:09
Happy National Clown Week to our fellow clowns in the U.S.A. Go bump a nose if you can! Let’s continue by celebrating character clowns – [...] The post National Clown Week 2021 … Read More
2021-08-04 06:53
Happy National Clown Week to our fellow clowns in the U.S.A. Go bump a nose if you can! Let’s continue by celebrating Sad Tramp clowns [...] The post National Clown Week 2021 – D… Read More
2021-08-03 12:38
Happy National Clown Week to our fellow clowns in the U.S.A. Go bump a nose if you can! Let’s continue by celebrating Happy Hobo clowns [...] The post National Clown Week 2021 –… Read More
2021-08-02 12:39
Happy National Clown Week to our fellow clowns in the U.S.A. Go bump a nose if you can! Let’s continue by celebrating Auguste clowns – [...] The post National Clown Week 2021 &nd&hell…Read More
2021-08-01 16:07
Happy National Clown Week to our fellow clowns in the U.S.A. Go bump a nose if you can! Let’s begin by celebrating white faced clowns [...] The post National Clown Week 2021 – Da… Read More
2021-07-22 14:27
Living it Up (1954) starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Janet Leigh In Living It Up, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis are likable con artists, enjoying [...] The post Living it Up [Dean Martin, Je… Read More
2021-07-07 07:49
Meet the People – How did you become a clown? [Editor’s note: How did you become a clown? Taken from Look Magazine, 1947. I’ve changed [...] The post How did you become a c… Read More
2021-07-01 09:57
Visit to a Small Planet (1960) starring Jerry Lewis, Earl Holliman, Joan Blackwell, Fred Clark In Visit to a Small Planet, space alien Jerry Lewis [...] The post Visit to a Small Planet [Jer… Read More
2021-06-25 16:38
The Restaurant – a restaurant patron makes the mistake of ordering the “tomato surprise”. The Restaurant is a comedy blackout sketch for one speaking clown, [...] The post… Read More
2021-06-23 23:35
Glenn “Clyde D. Scope” Kohlberger – passed away June 23, 2021 Clowning comes from the heart “Clowning comes from the heart. We lead with our [...] The post Clyde D Sc… Read More
2021-06-18 16:34
The Pallbearers – two clowns deal with the lack of pallbearers at a funeral. The Pallbearers is a comedy blackout sketch for three clowns. A [...] The post The Pallbearers [comedy blac… Read More
2021-06-13 19:20
Clowning Book of the Month – May 2021 Continuing the monthly saga of who’s purchasing what from Amazon via our humble site. As you’ve probably [...] The post Clowning Book… Read More
2021-06-11 15:35
Any Old Port! (1932) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Walter Lang, Julie Bishop In Any Old Port!, fresh from the sea, Stan and Ollie check [...] The post Any Old Port! [Laurel and Hardy]… Read More
2021-06-04 13:43
Copacabana (1947) starring Groucho Marx, Carmen Miranda, Steve Cochran, Andy Russell, Gloria Jean In Copacabana, a zany agent (Groucho Marx) double-books a Brazilian bombshell (Carmen [...]… Read More
2021-05-28 13:42
Hats Off is an affectionate documentary on the lives and work of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy – the boys. In short, I enjoyed Hats [...] The post Laurel and Hardy: Hats Off [Documentar… Read More
2021-05-21 15:37
Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown is a documentary about the remarkable life and work of one of the most iconic clowns and filmmakers [...] The post Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown… Read More
2021-05-14 19:03
We Faw Down (1928) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy In We Faw Down, Laurel and Hardy are trying to sneak out to a poker game. [...] The post We Faw Down [Laurel and Hardy] appeared first o… Read More
2021-05-07 21:08
Paul Jerome photo gallery – Paul Jerome was a famous tramp clown with the Ringling Brothers circus for over twenty-five years. The post Paul Jerome photo gallery appeared first on Famo… Read More
2021-05-01 20:41
Paul Jerome (September 30, 1889 – November 14, 1960) Paul Jerome was born on September 30, 1889 in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA as Paul Jerome [...] The post Paul Jerome, tramp circus clo… Read More
2021-04-15 11:30
Clowning Book of the Month – March 2021 Happy Easter! Continuing the monthly saga of who’s purchasing what from Amazon via our humble site. As [...] The post Clowning Book of the… Read More
2021-04-02 12:48
Charlie Bell photo gallery – famous Ringling Brothers whiteface circus clown. Some of these photos are courtesy of the International Clown Hall of Fame, others [...] The post Charlie B… Read More

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