1976 > < 1978

1977 – The Life and Legend of Gene Fowler by H. Allen Smith1

– Owns 15 cars (7 Rolls-Royces), 100 watches and about 150 cameras.2

01/01/1977 Rose parade.3 4
02/1977 – Wish to sell homes in Palm Springs. Building home in Santa Rosa Mountains.5
03/07-9/1977 Mike Douglas taping
03/12/1977 – [Stage] Carnegie Hall.6
03/24/1977 The Fabulous Fifties
03/27/1977 Command Performance
03/28/1977 – Academy Awards. Presented 1976 Sound Award.
03/28/1977-04/01/1977 – [TV] The Mike Douglas Show. Co-host.
04/25/1977 (Brother) Chris Skelton died. Murphy & Moore Funeral Home, Santa Monica, CA.7 Ojai, CA. Son, Marvin in LA.8
05/11/1977 Stage: Performing Arts Center, Tulsa9
05/14/1977 Boston (Krone)
05/20/1977 Portland, OR (Kaye)
06/03-04-1977 Evansville, IN (Krone)
06/10/1977 06/06-09 American Heart Association radio schedule. 06/10 [Stage] Providence RI
06/14/1977 West Virginia
06/14/1977 – The Mike Douglas Show10
06/14-07/07/1977 – Schedule to played a medicine man in the film “Shadow Horse”.11

"Shadow Horse," the Red Skelton star originally scheduled for production here on June H, has been moved back to a June 25 start date. Strother Martin and Rafer Johnson have been added to the cast. Johnson plays a Zulu warrior named Choka.12
Filmed in Santa Fe, NM.13 Tucson production moved to March due to funding.14
*Book published in 2014 based on script. “Shadow Horse” by Steve Hayes and Ben Bridges.15
06/15/1977 [Stage] Academy of Music of Philadelphia6
07/09/1977 [Art] 3rd International Plate Collectors’ Convention, University of Notre Dame.6
07/14/1977 [Stage] Nugget – 07/27/197716 1718
07/30/1977 [Stage] Twin Lakes, MI. Blue Lake Highlights6
08/06/1977 Denver Symphony
08/24/1977 – “Skelton Now A Loner…Sadder But Wiser”19
08/26/1977 [Stage] Seattle Opera House6
09/03/1977 Du Quouin Fair
09/11/1977 Nebraska State Fair
09/17/1977 [Stage] Kansas State University, Ahearn Field House.
09/22-24/1977 Mitchell, SD
09/27/1977 – “35,000 Enquirer Readers Wish Red Skelton ‘Happy Birthday'”20
09/29/1977 Univ. of Arkansas
10/1977 – [Film] Plans to produce film “The Confessional” and a film about Las Vegas.21
10/1977 – [Print] Plans to publish “Twenty Christmas Stories” and “The True Scrooge”.21
10/01/1977 Eastern Illinois University
10/07/1977 – “Red Skelton in Drama Class”22
10/08-09/1977 – [Stage] Emens Auditorium, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.21
10/11/1977 Stage: “An Evening with Red” War Memorial, Syracuse, NY, Onondaga County.
10/16-11/02/1977 Sahara, NV
11/08/1977 – “Red Skelton: Business ‘Leeches’ Ripped Me Off for Over $6 Million”23
11/24-26/1977 Nugget, Reno
12/1977 – Working on reruns of tv show.
DATE EVENT

Painting: The Pledge, Clem Kaddidlehopper, The Gent

  1. William Morrow and Company []
  2. “Quotes of the Week”, 1977 []
  3. 1976/12/26 VSC “Red Will Be In Rose Parade” []
  4. Rose Parade Program (RSMC []
  5. “Straight From (Bob) Lardine”, 02/1977 []
  6. Program (RSMC [] [] [] [] []
  7. 04/28/1977 L’ville Co News []
  8. “Chris Skelton” April 26, 1977 []
  9. Key, 1977/05/07 (RSMC []
  10. The Paley Center []
  11. Funsters, 1979 []
  12. Robert Skelton, "Out Takes from Old Tucson", Tucson Citizen, 06/11/1977 []
  13. Post-Herald And Register, 06/25/1977 []
  14. Tucson Citizen, 06/25/1977 []
  15. Sixgold Books and Bookend Pub []
  16. Nugget Gazette (RSMC []
  17. Nevada State Journal Entertainment, 1977/07/22 (RSMC []
  18. Postcard (RSMC []
  19. AP (Seattle), 08/24/1977 []
  20. by Hal Jacques, 09/27/1977 []
  21. Program, 10/08/1977 [] [] []
  22. Betty Hinshaw, Burris Briefs, Autumn/1977 []
  23. by Ken Potter, National Enquirer, 08/1977 []
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