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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

As of 2016, this is the fifth of six Best Picture winners to have won only one other Academy Award. The others are Wings (1927), All Quiet on the Western Front (1930), You Can't Take It with You (1938), Rebecca (1940) and Spotlight (2015).


Quotes

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


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.

Storyline

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Genres

Drama | Family | Romance

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