The Clown1953

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The Clown
Directed by:
Robert Z. Leonard

Directed by Robert Z. Leonard, "The Clown" is a Drama film, released on January 16 of 1953 in the USA . Red Skelton is starring, alongside Jane Greer, Tim Considine, Loring Smith, Philip Ober and Lou Lubin.

Who directed "The Clown":

The Clown was directed by Robert Z. Leonard, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before making The Clown, Robert Z. Leonard had directed Too Young to Kiss, released in 1951, Grounds for Marriage (1951), Duchess of Idaho (1950), Nancy Goes to Rio (1950), In the Good Old Summertime (1949), and The Bribe (1949). Since, he directed Her Twelve Men, released in 1954, The King's Thief (1955).

When was "The Clown" released:

The Clown was initally released in the United States on Friday, January 16, 1953. Also released on Friday, January 16, 1953 has been Donne e briganti (dir. Mario Soldati). This was sixty-seven (67) years ago.

What is the cast of "The Clown":

At the casting of The Clown we find Red Skelton, previously seen in Texas Carnival (1951) and Watch the Birdie (1950); Jane Greer (The Prisoner of Zenda (1952), You're in the Navy Now (1951)); Tim Considine (Executive Suite (1954), Her Twelve Men (1954)) [ more... ]

  • Jonathan Cott and Steve Forrest have both also be seen in Dream Wife, released in 1953.

What is the Storyline of "The Clown":

Dodo the Clown is a funny man with a serious drinking problem. His son Dink is amused by Dodo's act, but not so the circus owner who dismisses Dodo for having insulted a paying customer. Dodo also ruins a job audition by turning up drunk.

Dink asks if Dodo's old agent, Goldie Goldenson, can help. Goldie recalls the clown's great days from the Ziegfeld Follies so he promises to try. He also gives the boy $50, but Dodo doesn't want charity. Dodo does accept when an associate of Goldie offers a [...]

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