FUNNY SCREEN TEST A SCREAM, MAY BE FEATURE

(Editor’s note: originally published in The Ogden Standard-Examiner, October 27, 1940) Red Skelton’ Trial Film May Make Money for Hís Studio By Paul Harrison NEA Service Staff HOLLYWOOD – the busiest strip of film in the whole film capital is a Metro screen test of Comedian Red Skelton.  It...
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The Red Skelton Hour: In Color: Unreleased Seasons

The Red Skelton Hour: In Color: Unreleased Seasons
Editorial review of The Red Skelton Hour: In Color: Unreleased Seasons courtesy of Amazon.com UNSEEN FOR MORE THAN 50 YEARS, SEE NEVER-BEFORE-RELEASED EPISODES FROM ONE OF TV’S MOST LEGENDARY AND LONGEST-RUNNING VARIETY SHOWS: THE RED SKELTON HOUR—IN COLOR
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Red Skelton staring at girls

Red Skelton staring at girls
A funny joke told by Red Skelton about staring at girls on the Ed Sullivan show in 1968 – enjoy! “Pardon while I comb my hair. I’m going to do it while I can; it ain’t gonna be long, boy. You know, I’m in my 50’s, did you...
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Red Skelton’s memorial for Lou Jacobs

Red Skelton's memorial for Lou Jacobs
[Editor’s note: this is Red Skelton‘s entry for the Lou Jacobs Memorial Book, created for the funeral mass of legendary clown Lou Jacobs] Dear Jean, Dolly, and Lou Ann, How sad the news that came concerning the third greatest laughmaker the world has ever known.  There was Joseph Grimaldi,...
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Red Skelton on Oh Canada

Red Skelton on Oh Canada – similar to his explanation of the Pledge of Allegiance, Red expounds on the Canadian national anthem, Oh Canada
Red Skelton on Oh Canada – similar to his explanation of the Pledge of Allegiance, Red expounds on the Canadian national anthem, Oh Canada “O Canada”: I see mountains and valleys and rivers and trees; it is truly Mother Nature’s warehouse. “Our home and native land”: A place...
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