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Clowns and Pantomimes

Maurice W. Disher

Clowns and Pantomimes

by Maurice W. Disher

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Published by Ayer Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Circus,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages362
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9771129M
    ISBN 100405084463
    ISBN 109780405084461
    OCLC/WorldCa222112486

      The pantomime clown with the pantomime hair has morphed into a pantomime villain. Someone even children can identify as inherently untrustworthy. And it’s taking its toll. Clowns & Pantomimes Hardcover – 1 Jan. by William DISHER (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" £ — £ Paperback "Please retry" £ — £ Hardcover £ 4 Used from £Author: William DISHER.

    2 days ago  Clowns, costumes, masks, pantomime and mime share a common heritage. And yet the clown seems to hold a unique place of fear for people (I checked this with that most robust of research methods, the Twitter poll). The book released on 28 th June and is available from most book . This is a significant history of clowns and the art of pantomime, from ancient Greece to the early 20th century. Disher recounts the role of the clown in Greek theater and the Roman festival of Saturnalia; the spread of the Harlequin character through the pantomimes of Europe; and the influence of the first "modern" clown, Joseph Grimaldi (

    - Explore Cindi Goodeaux's board "Clowns", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Clown, Send in the clowns, Clowning around pins.   3 - Clowns are nicknamed Joeys after the early 19th century pantomime star Joseph Grimaldi. 4 - The full name of Krusty the Clown in The Simpsons is Herschel Shmoikel Pinchas Yercham Krustosky. He’s voiced by Dan Castellaneta. 5 - The declaration of International Clown Week was passed into US law by President Richard Nixon on August 2,


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Clowns and Pantomimes by Maurice W. Disher Download PDF EPUB FB2

The history of clowns, harlequins, pantomimes and similar entertainers from ancient times to the early 20th century.

Includes chapters on such famous historical clowns as Grimaldi, Pantaloon, Deburau and Grock and sections on music-hall comedians, circus clowns pantomimes, etc. Clowns & Pantomimes book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for :   Clowns and Pantomimes by Maurice W.

Disher (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both : Maurice Willson Disher. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Clowns. Pantomime. Grimaldi, Joseph, -. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Disher, Maurice Willson, Clowns & pantomimes. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (OCoLC) Named Person.

CLOWNS AND PANTOMIMES UK book Chaplin & Stan Laurel connection - needs TLC. $ + $ shipping. Clowns, Pantomimes, Disher, reissue of ed, entertainment, humor, theater.

$ Free shipping. Picture Information. Opens image gallery. Image not available. Seller Rating: % positive.

Available now at - Hardcover - Constable - - Book Condition: Good - A good condition hardback without dust jacket. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Cover has wear, particularly to the spine which is torn. Webbing exposed to inner covers. Pages are lightly tanned otherwise a clear and tidy copy.

Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but. Joseph Grimaldi as the clown in Harlequin Padmanada; or, The Golden Fish, a Christmas pantomime produced at Covent Garden inprint, 19th century; in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Theatre Collection, London. We owe thanks (or blame) to this English performer, who is considered the “father of modern clowning.”. List of books of Pantomime all over the world Looking for a pantomime book.

Please indicate which language. Add New Item Show All Deutsch (27) English (41) English-2 (2) Clown Secret Techniques in Mime and Movement French (24) Acrobate mime parfait Bip Boulevard du Crime.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Disher, Maurice Willson, Clowns & pantomimes. New York, B. Blom, (OCoLC) Named Person. Pantomime (/ ˈ p æ n t ə m aɪ m /; informally panto) is a type of musical comedy stage production designed for family entertainment.

It was developed in England and is performed throughout the United Kingdom, Ireland and (to a lesser extent) in other English-speaking countries, especially during the Christmas and New Year season.

OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages: illustrations, portraits ; 27 cm: Other Titles: Clowns and pantomimes: Responsibility: by M.

Willson Disher. Clowns & Pantomimes. Wilson Disher. First Published – Benjamin Bloom reissue page illustrated hardcover _____ Satisfy people’s desire for the ridiculous and they will accept your idea of the sublime that has been the policy of the showman since history Rating: % positive.

Constable & Co. Ltd. London, England hardcover book CLOWNS AND PANTOMIMES by M. Wilsson Disher with illustrations in need of repair but complete after over 90 years with a dangling spine and unattached front board.

Inside the front cover is a small sticker from The Seller Rating: % positive. CLOWNS AND PANTOMIMES UK book Chaplin & Stan Laurel connection - needs TLC. $ + $ shipping. Giles Neville INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF JOSEPH GRIMALDI 1st Ed. HC Book. $ + $ shipping. G.C. WILLIAMSON DISHER CLOWNS & PANTOMIMIMES HARDCOVER rare.

$Seller Rating: % positive. There are only four books on the history of clowning that are, in my opinion, worth reading: the aforementioned "Clowns and Pantomimes", Tristan Rémy's "Les Clowns" (), both of which were included in Mr.

Towsen's research, André Sallée and Collective's "Clown et Farceurs" (), and John Towsen's "Clowns". This week’s interesting integer: • Kynea numbers Kynea numbers have the form (2 k + 1) 2 – 2 or 4 k + 2 k+1 –1; in other words, they are the sum of the k th power of four plus the (k+1) th Mersenne number.

The first four Kynea numbers, corresponding to k = 0, 1, 2, or 3, are 2, 7, 23, which are all primes. The fifth Kynea number, with k = 4, iswhich is thus the first. - Explore Spiro Sousanis's board "Horror Clowns", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Evil clowns, Scary clowns, Creepy clown pins. From these white-faced circus clowns and Grimaldi’s Pantomime Clowns, emerged the modern Whiteface Principal Clown, the Boss Clown, in sequins and conical hat and graceful shoes; he who shines at everything, whether it be playing musical instruments, juggling and spinning plates or leading the other buffoons in traditional clown entrées.

From xochis Rare Book Room (DIS). 6 7/8 x 10 1/4", pp, Benjamin Blom, reprint of the original. By M Willson Disher. Clown history and more!Seller Rating: % positive. Clowns & Pantomimes by Maurice Willson Disher 0 ratings, average rating, 0 reviews Clowns & Pantomimes Quotes Showing of 1 “Satisfy people's desire for the ridiculous and they will accept your idea of the sublime.”.Clowns have a varied tradition with significant variations in costume and performance.

The most recognisable modern clown character is the Auguste or "red clown" type, with outlandish costumes featuring distinctive makeup, colourful wigs, exaggerated footwear, and colourful clothing. Their entertainment style is generally designed to entertain large audiences.- Explore Amy Anzinger's board "Joseph Grimaldi 's Clown" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Clown, Grimaldi, Vintage circus.8 pins.