PG-13 | | Drama, Romance
Set in the 1930s, a former veterinary student takes a job in a travelling circus and falls in love with the ringmaster's wife.
Sean Penn was cast as August, but dropped out.
Uh, Excuse me sir. Can we help you? Can we help you with something?
Old Jacob: Did I miss the Spec?
Charlie: Uh, yeah, I'm afraid so. The show was this afternoon.
Old Jacob: Oh.
Charlie: Did you come with the folks from Green Haven? Why don't we get out of the rain, and we'll call them ...
The Empire State Building is seen in the distant NYC skyline, complete with its TV tower. The tower wasn't added to the building until 1951.
In 'The producers wish to thank' section of the credits, the Circus World Museum is listed as being in Barbaroo, WI. The actual town is Baraboo, WI.
$16,842,353 (USA) (24 April 2011)
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