Emmett Kelly

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United States circus clown (1898-1979)

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In 2002, Lubin was inducted into the International Clown Hall of Fame, and now his costume joins the memorabilia of such world famous clowns as Lou Jacobs and Emmett Kelly.
in 1871, The Greatest Show On Earth has played to an estimated half-billion people, and has featured performing legends such as Mabel Stark, the Wallendas, Emmett Kelly, Lou Jacobs, Gunther Gebel-Williams and Clown of Clowns David Larible.
If the city had any sense they'd get rid of the thing and replace it with a larger-than-life-size statue of Emmett Kelly as Sad Willie, which, in addition to functioning as public art also has the possibility, admittedly rather remote, of turning into a tourist attraction.
But in his spacious lounge, overlooking a lawn which he readily acknowledges is in need of a trim,Arthur thinks again of Emmett Kelly.
Later honorees included the daring Wallenda high-wire troupe, legendary clown Emmett Kelly, the Bale Family aerialists and animal trainers, circus owner P.
Coco was there and the Austins, but the clown who appealed most to Arthur was Emmett Kelly, the American hobo clown, who was slow and silent, but could raise wonder in a child with the slightest movement.
Simply Country will introduce several new licenses including Popeye, Wyland and Leighton, Jones Emmett Kelly collection.
Currently, the company's portfolio of licensed lottery properties includes but is not limited to Betty Boop(TM), Corvette, Cow Parade(TM), Elvis Presley(R), Emmett Kelly, Jr.
Over the years such greats as Karl Wallenda, Emmett Kelly, Lou Jacobs and Gunther Gebel-Williams have been honored.
Arthur retains the enthusiasm he first had as a child when he dreamed of following in the footsteps of his hero Emmett Kelly, the American hobo clown.
Pellegrini, an avid Emmett Kelly clown collector, purchased the winning Cash 5 "easy pick" ticket at Lafayette Park Market, 1031 Orleans, in Detroit.
Currently, the company's portfolio of licensed lottery properties includes but is not limited to Betty BoopTM, Corvette, Cow ParadeTM, Elvis Presley(R), Emmett Kelly, Jr.
He has been hired by famous clown Emmett Kelly to figure out who is murdering elephants and circus stars in the small circus he is traveling with.
They built the dams just above the white towns," says Wounded Knee tribal councilman Emmett Kelly.