Some people love 'em, others are scared silly by them. The urban legend of the clown statue falls into the scary category and has been making the internet rounds for at least a decade. And even though this tale has never been proven real, stories of killer clowns are based in fact. A number of variations on this urban myth appear. So they called their most trusted babysitter. When the babysitter arrived the two children were already fast asleep in bed.
A period piece set in , the film is about five carnies who are kidnapped by a gang of clowns called "The Heads" and forced to play a survival game called "31", where they are chased by the clowns through a maze of rooms over 12 hours, the penalty for capture being torture and murder, while bets are placed on their progress. The film was crowdfunded online twice at fanbacked. During Halloween , a group of carnival workers, Charly, Venus, Panda, Levon and Roscoe gleefully travel through the countryside. Later that night, the group is attacked and taken to a strange, large building where three elderly people wearing aristocratic clothes, powdered wigs and make up — known as Sister Dragon, Sister Serpent and their leader, Father Napoleon-Horatio-Silas Murder — tell them that they are going to play the game "31" and that it will last for the next 12 hours. The group is placed in a series of maze-like set of rooms, where they must defend themselves against the "Heads", several murderous clowns who intend to torture and murder them, all the while the group are given odds for their survival and bets are placed on them. The carnies eventually manage to kill their assailants, but not without sustaining their own casualties, with only Charly, Venus and Roscoe left alive. The remaining three try to find a way out, but only manage to get one of their number — Venus — trapped inside a boiler room, where she is brutally murdered by the final Head, Doom-Head, who was brought in by the aristocrats to join the game.
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By John Doyle. Tears of a clown were flowing yesterday as a famed Brooklyn circus performer reacted with disgust to charges that a once-friendly neighbor mocked his midget mom and sister about their diminutive stature. But despite his homicidal stage name, Koko insisted he would never use his 4-foot-3, pound frame to inflict punishment.