The Greatest Show on Earth

1952

Cecil B. DeMille
Director

The greatest cinema showman, Cecil B. DeMille, takes on the greatest show - the circus. Noisy, colourful entertainment with oodles of genuine circus atmosphere courtesy of Barnum and Bailey's. Carried off two Oscars: Best Picture and Best Writing.

Vidcaps courtesy Chris Survela



10th January 1952
Cinema






6th April 2004
DVD

Unrated

152 mins
1.37:1


12th February 2007
DVD



147 mins





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Betty Hutton
Holly
Cornel Wilde
Sebastian
Charlton Heston
Brad Braden
Dorothy Lamour
Phyllis
Gloria Grahame
Angel
Henry Wilcoxon
Gregory of the FBI
Lyle Bettger
Klaus
Lawrence Tierney
Mr. Henderson
Emmett Kelly
himself
Cucciola
himself
Lee Aaker
boy
Bing Crosby
Spectator
Julia Faye
Birdie
Bess Flowers
Spectator
Mona Freeman
Spectator
Everett Glass
Board member
Bob Hope
Spectator
John Kellogg
Harry
Ethan Laidlaw
Hank
Herbert Lytton
Foreman
John Merton
Chuck
Clarence Nash
Spectator
Edmond O'Brien
Midway Barker
John Ridgely
Asst. Manager
James Stewart
Buttons the Clown
Frank Wilcox
Circus Doctor