Circus Clown

N.p. N.p., circa 1934. Vintage photograph of a San Bernardino Ritz Theatre employee holding a sign to promote the 1934 film Circus Clown. This appears to have been taken at the intersection of 5th Street and North E Street, just north of the Ritz Theatre, which was located at 423 North E Street in San Bernardino, California. With the stamp of photographer Walter Fiss on the verso.

An unorthodox advertising campaign, with a theatre usher pretending to picket the film because it is too funny.

Happy Howard runs off and joins a circus, against the wishes of his father, an ex-circus clown.

8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus, small tear on lower center.

[Book #146468]