PG | | Biography, Drama, Musical
Celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Shannon Holtzapffel, the actor who plays "Prince Constantine" or "Tattoo Man," wears a body suit throughout the film to give the illusion that he has tattoos.
James Gordon Bennett:
I never liked your show, but I always thought the people did
P.T. Barnum: They did. They do!
James Gordon Bennett: Putting people of all Shapes, Sizes, Colours. Putting them on stage together and presenting them as equals, another critic might have even called it a celebration of ...
P.T. Barnum: ...
At one point during the song "The Other Side", Phillip Carlyle jumps down from the bar, onto a barstool, and then onto the tile floor. You can briefly see a raised square underneath the barstool, covered in the same tile as the floor. This is obviously a platform that the barstool is attached to so that it is stable enough for Carlyle to jump onto without it tipping over.
If you look closely at the early end title cards, the small graphics in the corners of the cards reflect the roles of both the cast and crew.
String Quartet No. 6 in C Major, Op. 1, No. 6, Hob.III:6, II. Menuet
Written by Franz Joseph Haydn
$8,805,843 (USA) (24 December 2017)
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