The Clown

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1953. Vintage reference photograph from the 1953 film, showing a rotating room set, with actor Red Skelton attempting to pour milk into his cereal bowl with gravity granting no possibility of success, while actress Shirley Mitchell looks on. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with a date stamp.

A faded professional clown struggles with his alcoholism as he tries to support his young son and recently remarried ex-wife.

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine, with brief wear at the top corners.


[Book #154960]