Thursday, June 22, 2006

The Clown Never Got To Cry

Whitney Matheson, who writes USA Today's online Pop Candy section, links today to an interesting list of Top 10 Unfinished Films Of All Time.

These are some really interesting films, including the most famous on the list: The Day The Clown Cried. This Jerry Lewis flick was gonna be his baby; the film about a clown forced to entertain children in a Nazi concentration camp was his vision, and was gonna establish his chops as an actor. The film was never completed, although some stills and some clips of the movie can be found here and there.

3 comments:

Off Route 75 said...

That Jerry Lewis movie would have been a good comic book in the "What If?" series of Marvel greats.

Well, not really.

Hoyt said...

I heard bad things about this film.

Really bad.

Anonymous said...

The Day the Clown Cried also means the fire in the Hartford Circus.
San Ysidro McDonald's Massacre is like the Day the Clown Cried in California (Metaphor explantion: Ronald McDonald cries on the day of the shooting).