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Red Skelton
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Jul 15, 2012 16:29:35   #
ragdoll03 (a regular here)

Sea Gulls
Jul 15, 2012 16:49:10   #
He was a master of physcal comedy and NEVER mean spirited. there was always a gentleness in his manner.... Nice memories.
Jul 15, 2012 18:47:04   #
Oh, what a wonderful man he was. Love his "Pledge of Allegiance," too.
Bought several of his acts on DVD.
Jul 15, 2012 23:03:01   #
Naneast (a regular here)
Thanks!! :thumbup:
Jul 16, 2012 06:31:32   #
Thanks for this. I realize how much I miss this kind of humor. I loved the Carol Burnett show also because the comedians laughed with us. Thanks.
Jul 16, 2012 07:16:41   #
Oh the memories! Thanks for sharing
Jul 16, 2012 08:15:29   #
laurelarts (a regular here)
That is true comedy. What passes for comedy today is an insult to our intelligence.
Jul 16, 2012 09:38:34   #
animal lover
I just LOVE Red Skelton. I use to watch him all the time. Now that was entertainment!! Thanks for the memories. sue
Jul 16, 2012 09:48:35   #
Man I sure loved watching him back in the day. And still today as I was just there for over and hour. lol :-)
Jul 16, 2012 10:07:24   #
Thanks for the beautiful memories and laughs. He was such a wonderful man. Did you know that he was also quite the artist? I was in a casino in Nevada several years back. I decided to visit the shops and went into one that had a lot of artwork. They had pictures of all these really neat clowns. The proprietor informed me they were all done by Red Skeleton. These were reprints, of course, but they were all amazing pictures. I wish I'd had enough money at the time to purchase one.

Jul 16, 2012 10:41:52   #
He was a master at his art. I am afraid today he would be booed of the stage.
Jul 16, 2012 12:00:36   #
Thank you for the memories .....
Jul 16, 2012 17:04:54   #
kittykatzmom (a regular here)
My dad went to school with Red in Vincennes, In. At one time there was a picture of patrol boys and both my dad and Red were in the picture. Due to my dads sister I never got the picture. Red was holding his patrol flag at a different angle than the others - to be funny.
I went up to Vincennes this year for the Red Skelton Day parade. It was advertised as 1000 clowns - I think they were short a few hundred short even if they counted everyone in the parade - but it was cute and the kids had a good time.
Jul 16, 2012 19:36:36   #
I loved Red too. I remember watching his acts on TVs of the hobo. Gave me a laugh all the time.
Jul 16, 2012 19:43:43   #
Yes, that sure brings back the memories. He was highly intelligent and a lovely man.
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