G | | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A debt-ridden circus is saved by a well-meaning but inept publicity man.
This film was one of Doris Day's few flops of the early 1960s. M-G-M book-keepers claim that, despite starring the #1 box office attraction of the era, it lost more than $3 million, putting yet another nail in the coffin of big-budget Hollywood musicals.
At the beginning there is a stage curtain painted to show the elephant Jumbo. It portrays him as an African Elephant with large ears. The real elephant in the film was an Asian elephant with smaller ears.