The Greatest Show on Earth

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The Greatest Show on Earth ★★★ 1952

DeMille is in all his epic glory here in a tale of a traveling circus wrought with glamour, romance, mysterious clowns, a tough ringmaster, and a train wreck. 149m/C VHS, DVD . Betty Hutton, Cornel Wilde, James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Dorothy Lamour, Lawrence Tierney, Gloria Grahame; D: Cecil B. DeMille. Oscars ‘52: Picture, Story; Golden Globes ‘53: Director (DeMille), Film—Drama.