School films that feature clowns or cavemen. Films included – The Clowns, How the First Letter Was Written, Toothache of a Clown, Standing Up For Yourself, Pirro and the Alarm Clock, Drug Effects, Circus Day.
Educational filmmakers knew they have a hard audience to please - students! One method used to get their point across is an appropriate, hopefully interesting, (though often bizarre) soundtrack. This soundtrack (or song, as presented here) often reflects the culture and time during which the film was made, or takes on a particular musical 'style'
16mm school films that touch on the revolutionary spirit of the 1970s. Film include: Me, Too?, Treehouse, A Lunchroom Goes Bananas, 220 Blues and Replay
A parable in pantomime about a white-faced clown who joins a circus parade, takes upon himself the burdens of the lowly, the abused, and the humiliated, and is rewarded with death in a harness as a human marionette. Even before the film was released, the idea of portraying Christ as a clown caused a hateful