This looks to be a guest clown for a day. I believe if you look closely you may adentify Kenny Dodds wardrobe. He was from N.J. and if I remember correctly, his first name was Harry......Bernie
It's Harry Johnson, Jr., from Neptune, New Jersey, who was a great friend of Kenny Dodd's and Billy McCabe's. He sometimes went by the names Jingles The Clown and Little Harry, a spoof on the fact that he stood 6' 6" tall. I knew him well from 1984 to 1987; and, at times, have wondered what became of him.
I wonder too! I live in the next town over from Neptune!~P
Another photo of Harry can be found at:http://www.geocities.com/gerimars/photos/harry.htm
Harry worked with Circus Vargas when Billy McCabe was boss clown there. If my memory serves me well, following the last of several run-ins with then-Vargas General Manager Joseph Muscarello, Harry left the show and joined Great American Circus. Also, I think he was with Hamid-Morton for a while. Without going into detail, Harry had a bad habit that caused him to fall from the good graces of some of his employers and, at times, even his fellow employees. Sadly, it may have gotten the best of him. He is/was a very good clown.
Harry's last known whereabouts are Bradenton, Florida. Don't know if he's clowning anymore though.
Yes this Pic Is Harry Johnson. He was my Uncle.He passed away Aug 13 2012. In Neptune NJ. HE is missed very much. He talked about all the days with the circus. My kids enjoyed his storys. May some of us know some of his problems My thoughts of him was always him in the middle of the ring makeing me smile. And at the end, his storys of his life with the circus and all his many pic made my kids smile too.
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