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Drinking water

Drinking water - a clown bit
Drinking water – a clown bit Yesterday, I was watching a collection of routines from Laurel and Hardy, and saw this routine done by Stan Laurel — I believe in Laughing Gravy.
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Suitcase in the background

Suitcase in the background - clown bits
Suitcase in the background – clown bits Suitcase in the background is not a skit, by itself. It is part of a larger skit, with two clowns, at the beginning, where the second clown is about to be introduced. I saw this recently on a rerun of The Lucy...
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What Time is it?

One suggestion I make is that clowns need to learn from previous masters – and the Three Stooges are a good example.   In their short film Dutiful but Dumb, there’s a short scene where Moe asks Curly what the time is, and Curly does a wonderful example...
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Clown Handshakes

Clown Handshakes - simple handshake shenanigans
Clown Handshakes – simple handshake shenanigans Clown handshakes – These are just some simple ‘clown bits’ that you can use for shaking hands, either with another clown or with an audience member.
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Earsy kneesy nosey

Earsy kneesy nosey
Earsy-kneesy-nosey is a game of coordination and dexterity, which is particularly played by Stan Laurel in the movie Fra Diavolo, to the great despair of Oliver Hardy.It quickly became a fad shortly after this film was released.  Earsy-kneesy-nosey consists of clapping the knees with both hands, and then alternatively grab...
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