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GONE FISHING!

We will be closed from Wednesday, September 13 through Thursday, September 28.

We are participating in the World Humor Festival in Shanghai, China as an invited guest along with 60 other international performers!

We will re-open on Friday, September 29 by appointment only. Please come visit us then!

 

WINTER HOURS

We are open by appointment only from September through May.

Come visit! We can't wait to show you around!

Admission: $8.00/adult, $5.00/child

DVD RELEASES!

Each of these DVDs are on sale for only $24.95 + shipping. They can be ordered via check, money order and the handy-dandy PayPal buttons below. Checks & Postal Money Orders can be made out to ICHOF. 

 

La Piste des ClownsOriginally aired in 1977 and 1978 on European television, La Piste des Clowns celebrates some of the world's greatest clowns performing their classic, hilarious routines. Filmed before a live audience at the Royal Circus in Stockholm, this video features over a dozen headliner clown acts PLUS Interviews with many of these brilliant comics.

Now you have the rare opportunity to watch, laugh and enjoy these outstanding clowns presented all together on this seldom seen video.

Only 24.95 + shipping

In Spanish and English

Region 0, NTSC

 

 

 


 

 

vaudeville DVDAvailable only thru the International Clown Hall of Fame and Research Center, THE GREAT CLOWNS OF VAUDEVILLE features an eclectic selection of incredibly rare footage of classic vaudeville comedy & variety acts.

From the slapstick knockabout of Willie, West & McGinty, to the clowinsh insanity of the Gentlemaniacs to the abstract tomfoolery of Chaz Chase this DVD presents some of the greatest baggy pants, slapshoe wearing, prattfalling clowns ever to play the Palace.

Only 24.95 + shipping

Region 0, NTSC

FEATURING:
• Chaz Chase
• Herb Williams
• Jimmy Conlin & Myrtle Glass
• The Foy Family
• Val & Ernie Stanton
• O'Donnell & Blair
• Willie, West & McGinty
• W.C. Fields
• Jack Pepper and his "Society Pets"
• Wilbur Hall
• Runaway Four
• Laurel & Hardy
• The Gentlemaniacs
• Ted Healy with Howard, Fine & Howard
• Shaw & Lee
• Johnny Puleo & The Harmonica Gang
• Milton Berle
• George Carl 

 

Wilbur HallWillie, West & McGintyMilton Berle


 


 

 

Ring of Fame DVDThe 25th Annual CIRCUS RING OF FAME INDUCTIONS

Enjoy this video program highlighting the 25th anniversary induction ceremony of the Sarasota Circus Ring of Fame at St. Armands Circle, January 2012.

See all the speeches and fanfare leading up to unveiling the plaques for the honorees: circus impresario and swaypole performer, Joseph Bauer; director of The Greatest Show on Earth—the most spectacular circus movie ever made, Cecil B. DeMille; everyone's favorite clown and Clown Hall of Fame inductee, Barry "Grandma" Lubin; and thrill act producer, Hans Winn.

Only 24.95 + shipping

Region 0, NTSC

 

 

 

Chuck Sidlow and Barry LubinKenneth FeldThe Inductees

 

100% of the proceeds of these DVDs benefit the outreach programs and display developments of the ICHOF. The ICHOF is a 501 (c) 3 organization.