The Greatest Show on Earth

  • 1963
  • 1 Season

A run-of-DeMille circus drama inspired by the 1952 Oscar winner and produced in conjunction with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (which supplied circus acts for the show). Big-name guests (Red Buttons, Betty Hutton, Don Ameche, Jose Ferrer, James Coburn and Buster Keaton among them) appeared under this big top, and Richard Rodgers wrote th (more…)

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A run-of-DeMille circus drama inspired by the 1952 Oscar winner and produced in conjunction with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (which supplied circus acts for the show). Big-name guests (Red Buttons, Betty Hutton, Don Ameche, Jose Ferrer, James Coburn and Buster Keaton among them) appeared under this big top, and Richard Rodgers wrote the theme song (`March of the Clowns'), but the `Greatest Show' folded its tent after just one season.

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