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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  • Cecil B. DeMille in The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
  • Charlton Heston and Gloria Grahame in The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
  • Charlton Heston in The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
  • James Stewart and Emmett Kelly in The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
  • Bing Crosby and Bob Hope in The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
  • Betty Hutton in The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

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Trivia

The real John Ringling North, president of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, is shown early in the film discussing the financial woes of operating the circus for a full-season. Four years after this movie was released, North moved the circus out of tents and into ... ...


Quotes

Buttons' Mother: They've been around again, asking questions.
Buttons: I know Mother. They'll never find me, behind this nose.
Buttons' Mother: Be very careful, dear.
Buttons: Now, how about a nice smile, that I can remember until next year?
Buttons' Mother: God be with you my boy.
Buttons: It's all right Mother.


Goofs

The Walt Disney characters are seen getting their costume heads prior to the parade. When the characters are seen on parade inside the tent, they are in different costumes to what they were wearing when they got the heads.

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Genres

Drama | Family | Romance

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