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|(L-R), Joseph Grimaldi as Clown, Tom Ellar as Harlequin, James Barnes as Pantaloon (watercolor, British Museum)|
|NYC Ballet's "Harlequinade"|
|Scenes from the harlequinade (c.1890), including blowing up the policeman and reassembling him, by caricaturist Phil May. Courtesy of Jonathan Lyons, from his excellent book “Comedy for Animators” Click to enlarge!|
|Early 19th-century cutout figures|
|The star trap in action. Drawing |
from Georges Moynet, Trucs et Decors.
|Harlequin dives thru a trap in the wall|
|Tom Ellar in the role of Harlequin leaps through a mirror.|
|Even Superman needed help.|
|A standard decapitation effect.|
|Omar Sy & James Thiérrée in Monsieur Chocolat|
|Chocolat Dancing in |
the Irish-American Bar