Circus World

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Circus World ★★½ The Magnificent Showman 1964

A circus boss tries to navigate a reckless, romancing crew through a European tour while searching for aerialist he loved 15 years before and whose daughter he has reared. Too long and too familiar, but nonetheless well done with an excellent finale. 132m/C VHS, DVD . John Wayne, Rita Hayworth, Claudia Cardinale, Lloyd Nolan, Richard Conte; D: Henry Hathaway; W: Ben Hecht, James Edward Grant, Julian Zimet; C: Jack Hildyard. Golden Globes '65: Song (“Circus World”).