The Clown of God

United States, 1982

Film
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A beautifully filmed adaptation of the Tomi de Paola story about Giovanni, the clown who juggled for a living during the Middle Ages. Now, old and penniless, he returns to his birthplace seeking refuge in the church on Christmas Eve. Watching the procession of gifts for the Holy Child, he offers the only gift he has - one last performance. Suitable for middle and upper primary level.

Credits

co-producer

Ernest Troost

Morton Schindel

production company

Weston Woods Studios

Duration

00:10:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323778

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Religious films

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Children - Religion

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Drama

Drama → Religious films

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Children - Religion

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Religious films

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Christmas stories

Religious films

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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