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The Show-Off

Red Skelton and Marilyn Maxwell starring in The Show-Off
The Show-Off (1946) starring Red Skelton, Marilyn Maxwell Synopsis of The Show-Off Amy Fisher falls in love with Aubrey Piper, a loudmouth and braggart who pretends to be more than the lowly clerk he is. She marries him, over her family’s objections.  Aubrey can’t seem to stop insulting others or...
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Everything’s Funny but Love

Redna Rancho is Home; Sweet Home for Red Skelton and wife; Edna. They met when Red played a theatre where Edna was cashier.
Everything’s Funny but Love, by John R. Franchey Originally published in Radio and Television Mirror, June 1942 Their romance was touched with amiable lunacy, and the groom borrowed the license-money from the bride — but Edna knew that Red Skelton was the man for her
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Red Skelton’s eye exam

Red Skelton €™s eye exam - From Red's opening monologue on "The Red Skelton Show" (January 25, 1971) - Red talks about a visit to his eye doctor.
Red Skelton’s eye exam – From Red’s opening monologue on “The Red Skelton Show” (January 25, 1971) – Red talks about a visit to his eye doctor. This doctor starts examining my eyes, now you’ve got to hear some of the conversation that went on. I said, “The...
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Flight Command

Flight Command, starring Robert Taylor, Ruth Hussey, Walter Pidgeon
Flight Command (1940) starring Rod Taylor, Walter Pidgeon, Ruth Hussey, Red Skelton I originally watched  Flight Command because it was one of Red Skelton‘s earliest movie roles — which is technically true; Red’s in the film as part of the Hellcats squadron, acting as the class clown, but...
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Half a Hero (1953)

Half a Hero
Synopsis of Half a Hero, starring Red Skelton, Jean Hagen  Red Skelton stars as Ben Dobson, a freelance writer who no sooner starts working full-time as a rewrite man at a magazine than his wife (Jean Hagen) decides that they should have their first child. Afterward, she pushes...
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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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