WorldCat Identities

Skelton, Red 1913-1997

Overview
Works: 789 works in 1,320 publications in 3 languages and 17,975 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Caper films  Film remakes  Crime films  Musical films  Christmas television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Editor, Author of screenplay, Composer, Singer, Host, Conductor, Other, Narrator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 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 )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
The year without a Santa Claus( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,064 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
Red Skelton : America's favorite funnyman by Red Skelton( Visual )

48 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows some of Red Skelton's best loved and remembered television episodes
Ziegfeld follies by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

3 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dead showman looks down upon the Earth and dreams of his perfect show. Features many stars of the WWII era
Pioneers of primetime( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 538 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
The Red Skelton show by Red Skelton( Visual )

55 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three classic episodes of the Red Skelton Show
Three little words by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

16 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 522 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 515 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 clown prince( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring Red and his cast of characters: Willie Lump Lump, Freddie the Freeloader, Clem Kadiddlehopper, Cauliflower McPugg, and others
Red Skelton: king of laughter( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of skits and monologues from 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 )

7 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 307 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 )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and held by 231 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 223 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
Bathing beauty by George Sidney( Visual )

15 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 191 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 )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of skits and monologues from Red Skelton's television program
Rudolph's shiny New Year( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Santa learns that Happy, the New Year's baby, is missing, Rudolph is sent to the rescue. In a race against time and the evil monster Aeon, Rudolph ventures throughout the Isles of Time to find the baby. If he can't, December 31st will last forever
Esther Williams( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an island with you: "While shooting on location in the South Pacific, a movie star is pursued by a handsome Naval officer who is convinced she is the girl for him"--IMDb.com
4 film favorites : Ocean's collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocean's twelve (125 min.): Set three years after Ocean's 11, this sequel shows us Danny Ocean gathering up his complete gang of con artists and thieves from the first film in New York City before they all jet off to Amsterdam, Rome, and Paris to pull off three seperate heists. All the while, the boys must deal with increasing pressure from a very mad Terry Benedict, a dedicated Europol agent, and a mysterious French rival simply called Dinner Jacket
The Red Skelton collection : 4 classic television specials by Pasport Video( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best known of Red's regular characters were The Mean Widdle Kid, Clem Kadiddlehopper, Sheriff Deadeye, Cauliflower McPugg, Willie Lump-Lump, San Fernando Red, Bolivar Shagnasty and Freddie the Freeloader, a hobo who never spoke
 
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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 (275)

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