Passed | | Drama, Family, Romance
The dramatic lives of trapeze artists, a clown, and an elephant trainer are told against a background of circus spectacle.
Conspicuous mention is made of the circus tent's fireproof quality. This is because only a few years earlier, in 1944, 167 people were killed and hundreds more injured when a Ringling Brothers "big top" caught fire and burned to the ground in Hartford, CT. This movie is seen by some as an elaborate public relations gesture by Ringling Brothers.
You always have a smile for that high-flying peacock.
Angel: Well, what do you want me to do, cry over him?
When Klaus is seen waving to stop the second section as the engine speeds towards him, the right Cylinder on the Locomotive are discharging steam. When Klaus' car is hit by the locomotive, there is no steam in sight. As a side note, the left Cylinder cock is not discharging steam, in fact both would very quickly alternate on and off.
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