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The Circus

The Circus(1928)

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Brief Synopsis

In this silent film, the Little Tramp joins a circus to hide from the police.

Cast & Crew

Charles Chaplin Charlie, a tramp
Merna Kennedy The Equestrienne
Betty Morrissey The Vanishing Lady
Harry Crocker Rex, King of the High Wire
Allan Garcia The Circus Proprietor
Henry Bergman The Clown
Stanley J. Sanford The Head Property Man
George Davis The Magician
John Rand The Assistant Property Man
Steve Murphy The Pick-pocket
Doc Stone The Prize Fighter
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1928 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists
Sound:  Silent Production Co:  Charles Chaplin Productions
Duration(mins):  not available Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  6,400    
Duration(reels):  7    

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  • The Circus

    Sandra Peterson 2015-10-18

    I saw this Charlie Chaplin film on TCM late at night. I normally go to sleep quite early but stayed awake with delirious laughter, especially the monkeys... MORE>

  • Beautiful

    Emilie 2012-06-24

    The Circus is criminally underrated. I laughed and cried; absolutely wonderful. MORE>

  • Charlie Chaplin's /the circus

    Bill Jett 2012-02-14

    I feel that Charlie Chaplin was one of a kind! I feel we can learn from him even today. MORE>