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The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) (Cecil B. DeMille\'s The Greatest Show on Earth)

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Betty Hutton Betty Hutton
Holly
Cornel Wilde Cornel Wilde
The Great Sebastian
Charlton Heston Charlton Heston
Brad Braden
Dorothy Lamour Dorothy Lamour
Phyllis
Henry Wilcoxon Henry Wilcoxon
FBI Agent Gregory
Lyle Bettger Lyle Bettger
Klaus
Lawrence Tierney Lawrence Tierney
Mr. Henderson


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Fredric M. Frank Fredric M. Frank
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Barré Lyndon Barré Lyndon
(screenplay)


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12 months ago at Nov 13 13:19
De Mille reflects -in his non theroical antireflexive way- on why mvoies are not in a way and yes they are in a way, a 3 ring circus.
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Description: Life behind the scenes at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey CIrcus, directed by Cecil B. DeMille. Stars Charlton Heston, Betty Hutton, Cornel Wise. This all-star cast, including Charlton Heston, Dorothy Lamour, and James Stewart, celebrates ... Full Descriptionthe extravagant three-ring circus and depicts the passionate scenes of love and jealousy behind the greatest show on Earth. THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH is a dazzling, only-by-DeMille spectacle of life behind the scenes with Ringling Bros.-Barnum and Bailey Circus, the best three-ring circus in the land. The great showman Cecil B. DeMille produced and directe ... (more)
Release date: 1 May 1952
UPC: 097360661743
Tags: 1952 (6), Drama (5), 1950s (4), Family (3), Gangster (3), Circus (3), Best Picture Oscar (2), Secret Identity (2), Car Chase (2), Romance (2), Elephant (2), Clown (2), Euthanasia (1), Monkey (1), Horse (1), Epic (1), Drame Romantique (1), États-Unis (1), Mockumentary (1), Train Wreck (1)
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