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Red Skelton’s More Funny Faces [HBO Special]

Red Skelton's More Funny Faces (1984) with Marcel Marceau

Red Skelton’s More Funny Faces (1984) with Marcel Marceau

Red Skelton is joined by world-famous mime artist Marcel Marceau. In More Funny Faces they recreate some o`f Red’s funniest routines and exciting skits.

In short, Red Skelton’s More Funny Faces is a short (46 minutes) live performance on the stage in Canada. He performs some of his classic jokes and routines. He share the stage with the great mime Marcel Marceau, and one bit with All the Land. It is literally laugh out loud funny, and highly recommended.

Routines and bits

  • Red’s opening monologue
  • Marcel Marceau pantomimes the Tango in More Funny FacesMarcel Marceau’s rendition of the Tango
    • A very funny bit, especially as the “lady” he’s dancing with keeps trying to pickpocket his wallet!
  • Red jokes on driving in Canada
  • Clem Kadiddlehopper jokes
    • Clem got married
    • In-grown hares
    • Ether bunny
    • More rabbits than I could shake a stick at
    • We’re brothers, you idiot!
  • Clem recites the Frogs poem
  • Mime troupe “All the Land” presenting “family”
  • Marcel Marceau as the lion tamer
    • A very funny routine about a reluctant lion who just doesn’t want to jump through Marcel’s ring!
  • Red and Marcel on stage. Marcel wants Red’s autograph, in pantomime. What could possibly go wrong?
  • Next, Red pantomimes a piece of bacon frying.
  • Red pantomimes a little old man watching a parade go by.
  • Red applies his Freddie makeup while doing his monologue, Who is Freddie the Freeloader?
  • Sings “The time has come to say goodnight” in closing