The Show

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The Show

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The Show

Release Date: January 22, 1927

Year    :   1927
Slogan    :   «Strange were the figures in the Side Show-but stranger by far the drama of life- as played back of the scenes!!»
Genres    :   Crime, Drama
Production Companies    :   Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Director    :   Tod Browning
Producers    :   Tod Browning
Writers    :   Waldemar Young, Charles Tenney Jackson
RunTime    :   76 mins.

Cock Robin is the swaggering ballyhoo man of a Hungarian sideshow known as the Palace of Illusions. The highlight of the show is a reenactment of Salome's dance of the seven veils, replete with the beheading of Jokanaan. The performer portraying Salome is in love with Cock Robin. Jealous, sinister The Greek is determined to eliminate that competition.

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