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Cartoon Carnival #43: Circus Clowns

  • Standard Toykraft 722 Metropolitan Avenue 3rd Floor Brooklyn, NY, 11211 United States (map)

Why the long face? Chin up, funny bones!

It’s time to put on your big red nose for Cartoon Carnival #43!  We’ll be clowning around with over a dozen—some two hours’ worth—16mm (no digital!) circus-themed cartoons from the 1920s to the 1940s, straight from the Stathes Archives to the silver screen (under the big top) at Standard ToyKraft. There’ll be salacious sideshows, animals, pretty performers, daredevils, and much, much more. So, laugh clown, laugh…be a real Punchinello and unicycle on over with your pals to “Circus Clowns”!

Show tix $10 at the door. 

Light refreshments will be available for purchase from Standard ToyKraft.

Doors at 7:30pm; show starts soon thereafter. Arrive on time for good seats! 


Tommy Stathes is a "Cartoon Cryptozoologist" with a rare film print collection comprised of over 1,500 shorts. Tommy's long term goal has been to acquire and preserve as many early animated films as possible and reintroduce them to the public. For more information about his activities, check out and

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