A European circus troupe's attempt to flee Czechoslovakia. Fredric March, Gloria Grahame. Joe: Cameron Mitchell. Fesker: Adolphe Menjou. Tereza: Terry Moore. A compelling, offbeat film, strikingly directed by Elia Kazan.
After her husband dies, an immigrant wife takes on the responsibility of raising their six children on the Wisconsin frontier, circa 1865, but when she takes ill and passes on, it falls to her young son to find homes for his siblings.