List of clowns

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"ON THE LAST DAY OF THE CARNIVAL, Mardi Gras (French for Fat Tuesday,) promiscuous masking is allowed on the streets, which are thronged with picturesque bands of maskers of every age and condition, and their costumes run in every garment from the clown to kings and queens."
The view shows a group of maskers in the street, most in costumes of clowns with polka-dots and pointed hats. A sign on the neutral ground reads "Welcome to the Winter Capital of America". Early 20th century postcard

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Famous Clowns

Contemporary clowns

Film clowns

Television clowns

Theatrical

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Circo Atayde Hermanos" [Atayde Brothers Circus] (Adobe Flash) (in Spanish). Retrieved 2012-05-16. 
  2. ^ "Ernie Blinko Burch (1929 – 1997)". Famous Clowns. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 
  3. ^ "Zirkus Charles Knie - Die Offizielle Website". Zirkus-charles-knie.de. Retrieved 2012-03-31. 
  4. ^ Elder, John (2005-04-17). "Big Al, a rider who became a clown". The Age (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 2012-12-19. 
  5. ^ Alan Clay (2005) Angels Can Fly, a Modern Clown User Guide, Artmedia ISBN 0-9578844-1-9
  6. ^ a b Bryan Chan (2011-09-14). "Cirque du Soleil performers before and after photos". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  7. ^ J.C. Maçek III (2013-04-04). "A Cirque Du Soleil Performance in Hollywood Evokes Memories of the Circus of Hollywood". PopMatters. 
  8. ^ Ginia Bellafante (21 August 2005). "A Funny Kind of Love". The New York Times. 
  9. ^ "Las Rocosa Australian Shepherds". Lasrocosa.com. Retrieved 2012-03-31. 
  10. ^ "Woven Gods: Female Clowns and Power in Rotuma". Retrieved 2006-05-20. [dead link]
  11. ^ "MODELS AND MIRRORS Towards an Anthropology of Public Events". Retrieved 2006-05-20. 
  12. ^ "Public anthropology, "Culture 1981"". Retrieved 2006-05-20. 
  13. ^ "Commedia Dell'Arte: An Actor's Handbook (9780415047708): John Rudlin: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-03-31.