Slapsticon- Virginia (July 17-20)

SLAPSTICON is a four-day, international film festival dedicated to classic motion picture comedy! This year, the sixth annual festival will be held from Thursday July 17, through Sunday July 20, at Arlington county’s spacious Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre in Arlington, Virginia. The 6th Annual SLAPSTICON will start off with a triple slap when “The 3 Stooges Rarities Show”, begins on Thursday […]

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The Silent Clowns Film Series: NY

The Silent Clowns Film Series is New York’s longest-running regularly-scheduled showcase for classic silent film comedy. Every show features live musical accompaniment by Ben Model and introduction and Q&A with film historian Bruce Lawton. Featured are the movies and shorts of Chaplin, Keaton, Laurel & Hardy, Lloyd and more. Programs are presented on alternating Sunday afternoons from October through April […]

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Bozo on DVD

A 30 episode Bozo DVD is now out and available. It features the original syndicated Bozo, Frank Avruch, with shows from the 60’s and early 70’s. Each show also has a five minute Larry Harmon (the originator of Bozo) animated cartoon. On the Amazon.com message boards, there’s some grumblings from customers about the fact that the DVD does not feature […]

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Adam Gertsacov/ Acme Clown Company

THE ACME CLOWN COMPANY Uses Popular Theatrical Traditions To Amaze, Educate, And Entertain Audiences Of All Ages. Specialities include puppetry, clowning, commedia dell’arte, circus skills, magic, melodrama, masks, and method acting. They perform shows, teach workshops and residencies, and coach and direct physical comedy and clown routines. The boss clown of the Acme Clown Company is Adam Gertsacov (the author […]

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