WorldCat Identities

Skelton, Red 1913-1997

Overview
Works: 861 works in 1,293 publications in 3 languages and 17,827 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Caper films  Film remakes  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Editor, Author of screenplay, Singer, Host, Conductor, Other, Narrator, Speaker, Composer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Red Skelton
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, David Niven portrays Phineas Fogg, the very embodiment of 19th-century British propriety and unflappability, who wagers that he can circle the globe in 80 days, thanks to such relatively recent innovations as locomotives and steamships. Having staked his entire fortune on this bet, he gathers his butler, Passepartout (Mexican star Cantinflas), and sets out for Paris, the first stop on his whirlwind journey. Along the way, the travelers have numerous misadventures
The year without a Santa Claus( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year without a Santa Claus: When Santa decides to take Christmas off, two elves go to find children to convince Santa to come back, but first they have to get past the Heat Miser and the Snow Miser
Ziegfeld follies by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

3 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dead showman looks down upon the Earth and dreams of his perfect show. A who's who of credited and uncredited Hollywood talents
Pioneers of primetime( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to the icons of early television and an entertaining retrospective on the golden age of television comedy. Includes footage from shows such as "The Milton Berle show", "The Ed Sullivan show", "The Jack Benny show", "The Red Skelton show", "I love Lucy", and "The Honeymooners." Six years in the making, the program features exclusive in-depth interviews with an unprecedented collection of TV's early stars
Three little words by Harry Ruby( Visual )

14 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bert Kalmar always wanted to be a magician, but all it takes is a disastrous opening night to make his dream go poof! So, Kalmar moves on and finds songwriting magic with collaborator Harry Ruby
Those magnificent men in their flying machines : or, how I flew from London to Paris in 25 hours and 11 minutes by Ken Annakin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This extraordinary comic version of the historic 1910 London-to-Paris air race features the greatest aviators from around the world. They all come together when a stuffy, but very rich, newspaper publisher decides to sponsor an airplane race across the English Channel. Convinced it will give his newspaper worldwide publicity, the publisher offers 10,000 pounds to the winner"--Container
Red Skelton : America's favorite funnyman by Red Skelton( Visual )

23 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows some of Red Skelton's best loved and remembered television episodes
Red Skelton : America's clown prince( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring Red and his cast of characters: Freddie the Freeloader, Clem Kadiddlehopper, Junior, The Mean Widdle Kid, Cauliflower McPugg, Sheriff Deadeye, George Appleby and others
Red Skelton: king of laughter( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of skits and monologues from television
Red Skelton, the lost episodes( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of various Red Skelton comedy routines originally shown on television
Du Barry was a lady by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their friendship is a perfect musical-comedy blendship, as Ball goes from NYC torch singer to the dream girl of Red Skelton's wacky, 18th century-France reverie
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. Roulette wheels spin and the champaign fizzes. It's the perfect time to steal a kiss or a $25 chip. But for Danny Ocean and his 10 partners in crime, it's the perfect moment to steal millions. Danny devises a scheme to knock out power to the Vegas strip, electronically rig five big casinos vaults and raid them all at the same time
Neptune's daughter( Visual )

6 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scatterbrained Betty Barrett mistakes masseur Jack Spratt for Jose O'Rourke, the captain of the South American polo team. Spratt goes along with the charade, but the situation becomes more complicated when they fall in love. Meanwhile, Betty's sensible older sister Eve fears Betty's heart will be broken when Jose returns to South America. She arranges to meet with the real O'Rourke and love soon blossoms between them as well
Gertrude & Heathcliffe by Red Skelton( Book )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of over seventy Gertrude and Heathcliffe jokes with directions by the author-pantomime artist on how to imitate a seagull when telling them
Red Skelton( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows some of Red Skelton's best loved and remembered television episodes
The Red Skelton show( Visual )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three classic episodes of the Red Skelton Show
Bathing beauty by George Sidney( Visual )

15 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songwriter Steve Elliott is about to marry Caroline Brooks. A strange woman, who has been paid by Steve's agent to say she is his wife, interrupts the ceremony. An angry Caroline leaves Steve at the alter and gets her old job back teaching at a girl's college. Determined to win her back, Steve enrolls in the school to become its only male student
Red Skelton's bloopers, blunders, and ad libs( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of skits and monologues from Red Skelton's television program
Esther Williams( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. "Bathing beauty"--1944 .; Disc 2. "Easy to wed" - 1946 .; Disc 3. "On an island with you" - 1948 ; Disc 4. "Neptune's daughter) - 1949 Disc 5. "Dangerous when wet" - 1953
The Red Skelton show : collector's edition( Visual )

18 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Red Skelton Show Collector's Edition highlights one of the greatest comedians of the twentieth century. A star in both radio and films, Red made the transition to television in 1951 with the debut of 'The Red Skeleton Show' on NBC. For two decades he delighted audiences with his numerous characters including Clem Kaddiddlehopper, George Appleby, Cauliflower McPugg and the Seagulls, Gertrude and Heathcliffe. This unique collection showcases, through T.V. footage, his many talents and reveals why Red Skelton is considered a once in a lifetime performer."--Container
 
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Around the world in 80 days
Alternative Names
Red Skelton acteur américain

Red Skelton Amerikaans acteur (1913-1997)

Red Skelton amerikansk komponist og skodespelar

Red Skelton amerikansk komponist og skuespiller

Red Skelton amerikansk kompositör och skådespelare

Red Skelton attore statunitense

Red Skelton Komedian, aktor, pembawa acara

Red Skelton US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Komiker

Rede Skelton

Skelton, Richard 1913-1997 "Red"

Skelton, Richard Bernard

Skelton, Richard Bernard 1913-

Skelton Richard Bernard 1913-1997

Skelton, Richard "Red" 1913-1997

Ред Скелтон

Ред Скелтън

רד סקלטון שחקן אמריקאי

رد اسکلتون بازیگر و آهنگساز آمریکایی

レッド・スケルトン

雷德·斯克尔顿

Languages
English (214)

Chinese (2)

French (1)

Covers
The year without a Santa ClausZiegfeld folliesThree little wordsDu Barry was a ladySeeing Red-- : the Skelton in Hollywood's closet : an analytical biography