Marcel Marceau

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French mime famous for his sad-faced clown (born in 1923)


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The 49-year-old actor admitted that something that causes much mirth among his acquaintances is that the first time he ever went to the theatre was to see mime artist Marcel Marceau, Contactmusic reported.
One might also have thought of Marcel Marceau or other great mimes as the three blue men conveyed very comical facial and physical expressions as they launched into audaciously absurd but amusing routines with paintballs, Cap'n Crunch cereal, pipe plumbing and other unusual objects.
And if the tackle was really bad I'd like to see the Marcel Marceau of the technical area miming handcuffs locking, a judge bashing his gavel and a prison door slamming shut on the guilty culprit.
Marianne The performer, who now lives in Paris and Ireland, will join an elite group of recipients including David Bowie, Sir Michael Caine, Patti Smith and Marcel Marceau.
In his studies with both Etienne Decroux and Marcel Marceau, Yakim learned that "physical theatre" is a more limited term, frequently referring to highly visual genre-specific work.
Yet the Marcel Marceau of the Stamford Bridge directors' box is still regarded as dumb, in both senses of the word.
Compared to everyone from Chaplin, Marcel Marceau and Edward Scissorhands his show has been described as "mime with noise, stand-up with no talking, and drama with no acting".
The book's alphabetical organization produces unexpected juxtapositions as when four contiguous pieces zip us from novelist Saul Bellow to director Ingmar Bergman to Bip the clown created by legendary French mime Marcel Marceau to Jean Bedel Bokassa Emperor of Central Africa whose lunatic whimsies seem funny until we learn of his arbitrary barbaric cruelty.
It was like watching Marcel Marceau giving a tic-tac demonstration.
Claro que Marcel Marceau no invento el arte casi milenario de la pantomima, y si bien solo siguio al respecto una tradicion secular, esta alcanzo con el tal excelencia, que se le llego a identificar con quien fuera su maximo ejecutante: hoy, en todo el mundo, cuando se dice Marceau, se piensa en pantomima, y cuando se dice pantomima, inevitablemente se evoca al creador del ya legendario y paradigmatico Bip.
At the grave of Marcel Marceau, a respectful moment of silence was observed.
No one complained when Marcel Marceau used to do it.
Con la simpatia y la perfeccion de un Charles Chaplin o un Marcel Marceau, La maravillosa vida breve de Oscar Wao, traducida titanicamente al espanol por Achy Obejas, nos lleva de visita al centro de una familia ficticia, cuyo punto de vista refresca y oxigena lo que conocemos como realidad.
Famous faces such as Luciano Pavarotti, Marcel Marceau and Tony Bennett visited the show amongst many others.
Marcel Marceau (1923-2007) One of the most beloved performers of the 20th century, mime Marcel Marceau died in Cahors, France, in September.