Harry Rogers, The Fire Clown

     Posted By: Paul - Wed Oct 30, 2013
     Category: Clowns | PSA’s | 1920s | 1930s

"Fire Clown" sounds like an oxymoron to me, Or maybe the actions of an angery circus manager! :lol: :coolsmile:
Posted by Tyrusguy on 10/30/13 at 08:43 AM
It seems that the general populace was more easily amused in that era. At points while reading the article I thought of Jim Carey's "Fireman Bill" character.
Posted by KDP on 10/30/13 at 10:21 AM
He demonstrated fire safety by burning gasoline out behind the Shell station!
Posted by F.U.D. on 10/30/13 at 10:48 AM
I'm not so sure they were "more easily amused" back then ---considering a large segment of today's population is amused by fine entertainments like "Vanilla Ice Goes Amish" and "Hillbilly Handfishing."
Posted by ScoutC on 10/30/13 at 03:03 PM
Am I the only person who thought of John Wayne Gacy, the homicidal clown?
Posted by Harvey on 10/30/13 at 07:17 PM
Like an urban Smokey the Bear.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 10/30/13 at 07:45 PM
Harvey: no. No, you weren't.
If a guy with that make-up and that cap had come to my class to talk about fire prevention, I'd have been a pyromaniac now.
Posted by Richard Bos on 10/31/13 at 10:33 AM
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Posted by johndonaka on 12/05/13 at 05:48 AM
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