The Greatest Show on Earth

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The Greatest Show on Earth

circus clown traveling circus trapeze artist

The Greatest Show on Earth

Release Date: February 16, 1952

Year    :   1952
Slogan    :   «The Heartbeat Story of Circus People, Filmed with the Cooperation of Ringling Bros. - Barnum and Bailey Circus!»
Genres    :   Drama, Family, Romance
Production Companies    :   Paramount
Director    :   Cecil B. DeMille
Producers    :   Cecil B. DeMille, Henry Wilcoxon
Writers    :   Barré Lyndon, Fredric M. Frank, Fredric M. Frank, Theodore St. John, Theodore St. John, Frank Cavett
RunTime    :   152 mins.
Budget    :   4000000
Revenue    :   36000000

To ensure a full profitable season, circus manager Brad Braden engages The Great Sebastian, though this moves his girlfriend Holly from her hard-won center trapeze spot. Holly and Sebastian begin a dangerous one-upmanship duel in the ring, while he pursues her on the ground.

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