*Includes Skelton's quotes about his life and career
*Includes a bibliography for further reading
*Includes a table of contents
“I don't want to be called 'the greatest' or 'one of the greatest'; let other guys claim to be the best. I just want to be known as a clown because to me that's the height of my profession. It means you can do everything-sing, dance, and above all, make people laugh.” – Red Skelton
“All I want to do is to make people laugh, to take the word ‘heartache’ out of their vocabulary” – Red Skelton
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