About the film
dwarf infidelity attempted murder clown beauty carnival revenge murder cult film newlywed pre-code bigotry disability sideshow told in flashback speech impediment trapeze artist stutterer deformity conjoined twins freak armless midgets midget bareback rider legless man poisoned drink pseudo-hermaphrodite bearded lady microcephalics human skeleton
Release Date: February 12, 1932
|Slogan||:||«The love story of a siren, a giant, and a dwarf!»|
|Producers||:||Tod Browning, Irving Thalberg|
|Writers||:||Willis Goldbeck, Leon Gordon, Clarence Aaron 'Tod' Robbins|
A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.