The Greatest Show On Earth

  • 1952
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

It's big, it's garish, it's loud, and most of all, it's wonderful. This is Cecil B. DeMille's superlative salute to the circus world, and all its glamour and flashy hoopla suits perfectly the director whose middle name was epic. An episodic soap opera set under the big top, the film is almost like a documentary in its meticulous detailing of circus life....read more

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Master showman Cecil B. DeMille brings the wonder and excitement of the Ringling Bros. - Barnum & Bailey Circus magically to life in The Greatest Show On Earth. DeMille weaves in personal stories, blending drama with spectacle, and mixes in lion tamers, circus flyers, acrobats, tightrope walkers, clowns and an incredible train wreck.

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06:48 — Brad (Heston) is the no-nonsense general manager of what was at the time the world's largest performing troupe. He is confronted with troubles in his (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: It's big, it's garish, it's loud, and most of all, it's wonderful. This is Cecil B. DeMille's superlative salute to the circus world, and all its glamour and flashy hoopla suits perfectly the director whose middle name was epic. An episodic soap opera set… (more)

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