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 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)
  • Betty Hutton 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)

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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

Phyllis: Why is it whenever he's around I'm all wet?
Birdie: In more ways than one.


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.

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Genres

Drama | Family | Romance

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