TITLE

The Day Weary Willie Smiled

AUTHOR(S)
Kelly, Stasia
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Guideposts;Oct2006, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author tells the story of the day the clown Weary Willie smiled. Weary Willie, the clown who always wore a frown, is her father. Emmett Kelly in real life, popularized the sad clown and never smiled when portraying Weary Willie's character. The one time he smiled, a young photographer snapped his photo. Copies of the photo went around the world. She found out later on that the day Weary Willie smiled was the day she was born.
ACCESSION #
23320142

 

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