The Big Circus

  • 1959
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

A rare film from Irwin Allen in that it doesn't have the huge star cast nor the single, great disaster. But Allen was much younger when this film was made and hadn't perfected his cliches yet. It's a beautifully shot movie about a circus on the brink of failure. Mature is the boss, Price is his ringmaster, Lorre is a top clown. The usual fire, escaped beast,...read more

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The Big Circus - Official Trailer
00:30 — Legendary producer/writer Irwin Allen ("The Poseidon Adventure," "The Towering Inferno") expertly captures the spectacle of the big top, with help fro (more…)

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  • Review: A rare film from Irwin Allen in that it doesn't have the huge star cast nor the single, great disaster. But Allen was much younger when this film was made and hadn't perfected his cliches yet. It's a beautifully shot movie about a circus on the brink of fa… (more)

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