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The Clown and the Kid

The Clown and the Kid
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Directed byEdward L. Cahn
Written byJerry Sackheim
Herbert Abbott Spiro
Produced byEdward Small (executive)
Robert E. Kent
StarringJohn Lupton
Michael McGreevey
Mary Webster
CinematographyGilbert Warrenton
Edited byIrving Berlin
Music byRichard LaSalle
Harvard Film Corporation
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
December 27, 1961
Running time
65 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Clown and the Kid is a 1961 American drama film directed by Edward L. Cahn and starring John Lupton, Michael McGreevey and Mary Webster.[1][2]


When Moko the Clown dies, his orphaned son Shawn befriends a mysterious wanderer named Peter. The two become close friends and partners until a closely guarded secret tears them apart.[1]



  1. ^ a b The Clown and the Kid at the TCM Movie Database
  2. ^ HURRAY SCHUMACH (Feb 13, 1962). "CHILDREN GETTING MORE MOVIE ROLES: Despite Production Factors, Trend Is Being Reversed Reluctance Well Founded". New York Times. p. 40.

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