The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

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The dramatic lives of trapeze artists, a clown, and an elephant trainer are told against a background of circus spectacle.


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  • Charlton Heston and Gloria Grahame in The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
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  • Charlton Heston in The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
  • Betty Hutton in The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
  • Charlton Heston in The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

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Trivia

During one scene Sebastian (Cornel Wilde) is hanging from the trapeze by his knees. He catches Holly (Betty Hutton) then pulls her up and kisses her. This shot took several takes and during one of the early takes Wilde tore the ligaments in his shoulder. He managed to make... ...


Quotes

Holly: I'd hate to have your nerve in a tooth!


Goofs

When Brad is checking the baby gorillas after learning they may have contracted the mumps, a crowd of onlookers is gathered right behind, plainly staring at the camera filming the scene.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Drama | Family | Romance

Details

Release Date:

May 1952

Language

English, Russian


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$36,000,000 (USA)

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