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“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 a clown has been fulfilled.”—Red Skelton Read More…

Panama Hattie

Panama Hattie (1942) starring Red Skelton, Ann Sothern, Rags Ragland, Virginia O’Brien

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Panama Hattie, starring Red Skelton, Ann Sothern, Rags Ragland, Virginia O'BrienHattie Maloney (Ann Sothern) is a gaudy, good-hearted nightclub singer who tends to love above her station. This time, it’s pedigreed officer Dick Bulliet (Dan Dailey, Jr.), and it’s for real. But there’s one little problem: he’s got a small daughter so ladylike she makes Emily Post look like Tugboat Annie – and she’s not impressed with Hattie’s bangles and bows. And Hattie’s got a trio of protectors, three goofball gobs who think that maybe Hattie’s too good for Dick. Read More…

Texas jokes by Red Skelton

Texas jokes by Red Skelton – Jokes about Texas, as told by Red Skelton impersonator, Brian Hoffman

Red Skelton: Is there anyone here from Texas? Yeah?! You can always tell a Texan, … not much, but you can tell em. Read More…

Southern hospitality jokes from Red Skelton

Southern hospitality jokes from Red Skelton – From Red Skelton’s movie, Whistling in Dixie, jokes about Southern hospitality and life in the American South

Carol Lambert (Ann Rutherford):  I don’t think it’s safe down here.  Someone was trying to kill us!
Ellamae Downs (Diana Lewis): It’s things like this that ruin our Southern hospitality. Read More…

How’s that electric blanket working out for you

How’s that electric blanket working out for you – A series of ‘it was so cold’ jokes by America’s clown prince, Red Skelton, taken from his old radio show.

Rod O’Connor: Tell me, Red, how’s that new electric blanket working out for you on these cold nights?

Red Skelton: Oh, it’s fine, it keeps me as warm as toast.  Of course when it’s time to wake up, it just pops me out of bed!  Read More…

Red Skelton autographs

Red Skelton autographs – Taken from the old Red Skelton radio show – how small a sheet of paper?

Rod O’Connor: There were a lot of big stars there? Read More…

Heathcliff the seagull wants to be a stork | Red Skelton

Heathcliff the seagull wants to be a stork – from the classic Red Skelton radio show

One of Red Skelton’s favorite characters, the seagulls Heathcliff and Gertrude – Heathcliff wishes that he had a bigger bill and was a stork … but why? Read More…

Red Skelon’s wife goes driving

Red Skelton’s wife goes driving – Red Skelton tells a ‘women driver’ joke about his wife … and the poor pedestrian!

Red Skelton joke:  My wife tells me she wants to drive.

She said, “I can stop this thing on a dime.”

She did. The only problem was the dime was in a little old man’s pocket. Read More…

Red Skelton jokes about Las Vegas

Red Skelton jokes about Las Vegas – Some quick one-line jokes about Las Vegas

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Clem Kadiddlehopper ties knots

Clem Kadiddlehopper ties knots – A joke from Red Skelton’s country bumpkin character, Clem Kadiddlehopper

Clem Kaddidlehopper- “Since I seen you last I ain’t been doing much of anything,….

I never really did do much of anything,…..

I’ve been showing the boy scouts how to tie knots. I’m really a whiz at tying knots, everything I see I tie a knot in it.

They made me stop milking you know.”

Courtesy of Brian Hoffman, Red Skelton impersonator.

 

A brand new American dollar

A brand new American dollar – A funny joke from Red Skelton, where the cheap Red has to tip a bellboy …

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