Happy Hobos and Sad Tramps – A Visit to the Red Skelton Museum

Happy Hobos and Sad Tramps – A Visit to the Red Skelton Museum

Weary Willie and Freddie the Freeloader are just two of many famous happy hobo and sad tramp clowns.  Both Willie and Freddy are hobo clowns but with opposite personalities.  Weary Willie is a sad, down in the dumps tramp clown and Freddy is an optimistic, happy hobo clown. What’s the difference between a hobo and a…

A highlight of any visit to Vincennes, Indiana, is the Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy. Dig deep into the days of vaudeville and early variety television shows featuring many characters created by Red Skelton.  "Laughter is the daily bread that feeds the soul." Red Skelton was a very talented and influential comedic entertainer! via @behindeveryday