Red Skelton Christmas Show

Red Skelton's Christmas Show - a wonderful collection of skits with Red Skelton as Freddy the Freeloader, guest-starring Harpo Marx
Red Skelton Christmas Show, featuring “Freddie and the Yuletide Doll”, as well as guest-starring Harpo Marx Red Skelton Christmas Show is a wonderful collection from Red Skelton’s long-running television series. It consists of three routines: Freddy and the Yuletide Doll Willy LumpLump’s sideways room The Silent Spot, co-starring...
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The banning of the Pledge of Allegiance

Back in 1969,  Red Skelton on his television show presented the  Pledge of Allegiance, as he’d been taught it in the fourth grade by his teacher, a Mr. Laswell. It’s a powerful presentation, and I urge you to follow the text link above and read it for yourself or...
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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)
(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....
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Red Skelton to wed Montana girl

Red Skelton poses with a newspaper that famously plays on the Mean Little Kid's catchphrase, "I dood it!" during World War II, when Jimmy Doolittle led a daring raid on Tokyo
[Originally published in the Daytona Beach Morning Journal – Feb 13, 1945] Richmond, Va. Feb. 12 – (AP) – Pvt. Richard “Red” Skelton, the radio comedian and motion picture actor, said here today that he and Miss Georgia Davis, of Kalispell, Mont. would be married soon, if he...
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Leave Arm in Arm

Redna Rancho is Home; Sweet Home for Red Skelton and wife; Edna. They met when Red played a theatre where Edna was cashier.
Leave Arm in Arm – Red Skelton, ex-Wife, Still Together After Court Gives Divorce (originally printed in the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, February 12, 1943) LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 – Edna Marie Skelton on Thursday divorced Richard (Red) Skelton, the comedian, and then left the Hall of Justice on the...
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