Not Rated | | Drama, Family, Romance
The dramatic lives of trapeze artists, a clown, and an elephant trainer are told against a background of circus spectacle.
Rights to use of the title motto, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's facilities, and performances, were purchased for 250,000 dollars. Cecil B. DeMille advised the writers to view the German film Variety (1925) as a model for the type of story he wanted. He toured the ... ...
That's all, ladies and gentlemen, that's all. Come again to the greatest show on earth. Bring the children. Bring the old folks. You can shake the sawdust off your feet, but you can't shake it outta your heart. Come again, folks. The Greatest Show ...
Obvious split-screen background. It is known the production used detailed models for the trains in various scenes, and it is very obvious in the scene where the first section stops at the flare, as the engineer and other crewmen seemingly jump out of thin air to land on the ground next to the train.
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