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Highlighted Histories Podcast

Chocolat and Foottit – Highlighted Histories

One of the original pairings of the August and White Face Clown, Chocolat and Foottit became a famous comedy duo in 19th century France who broke the social norm. Tune in to hear more about their lives, careers and comedy style! \

TIMESTAMPS:

0.00 Intro 
2.12 Opening Statements 
2.40 Chocolats Upbringing
10.29 Foottits Upbringing 
13.32 Their performance career 
22.26 The Duos Separation and  Additional Facts 
26.37 Outro
27.31 Joke of the Day 

Old Footage!

Sources: 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chocolat_(clown)#Foottit_and_Chocolat

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Foottit

https://www.victorian-cinema.net/footit

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cakewalk

http://www.circopedia.org/Foottit_%26_Chocolat?fbclid=IwAR0ep5q7MwSmfCkmc9Fk0OrPG0ay3Lgq0ated8ZhFBDiukPycwf9_Ji5SO0

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White Face – The Clown Types Series

You asked for it folks! Finally, The Cheeky Podcast begin a series into the different types of clowns.  In this first episode, Tom and Ian talk about the White Face Clown (now to be known as ‘…The Classic European…”)  and dive into its characteristics and origins.

This series  hopes to bring some order to the chaos of conflicting google search results and commonly held beliefs. 

TIMESTAMPS:

0.00 Start
0.22m Welcome
3.42m Introduction to the ‘Classic European’  White Face Clown / Characteristics / The Man Credited for its Creation 
7.34m The origins of ‘Classic European’ white face 
11.53m A little about the Creation of Mime! 
12.33m Francesco Caroli
13.35m Performance Status of C.E.W.F.
14.54m General Discussion – How do we now label the White Face ?! 
16.14m The use of the term ‘Sad Clown’ for ‘Classic European’ ??
18.11m The term “White Face’ as an Umbrellas label  
19.37m Labeling Clown types from their Appearance or Performance Style 
20.27m Outro
21.20 Joke of the Day + Blooper

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Sources : 

Wiki
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clown

Trixtan Entertainemnt 
https://trixtan.com/types-of-clowns/

Clowning Around 
https://www.clowningaround.co.za/news/the-whiteface-clown/

Famous Clowns.org
https://famousclowns.org/history-of-clowns/the-whiteface-clown-clown-types/

Brittianica 
https://www.britannica.com/art/clown

Clownopedia
https://clownopedia.fandom.com/wiki/Clownopedia

 

The Cheeky Podcast is produced by Tomas Correia and Ian Richardson