Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c2004.
Full screen version.
1 videodisc (152 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Paramount DVD collection
DVD ; Dolby Digital mono.
Includes English and French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English.
Betty Hutton, Cornel Wilde, Charlton Heston, Dorothy Lamour, Gloria Grahame, Henry Wilcoxon, Lyle Bettger, Lawrence Tierney, Emmett Kelly, James Stewart.
Screenplay, Fredric M. Frank, Barré Lyndon and Theodore St. John ; producer/director, Cecil B. DeMille ; score, Victor Young ; costume designers, Edith Head, Dorothy Jeakins, Miles White.
"Produced with the cooperation of Ringling Bros.-Barnum & Bailey Circus."
Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
Academy Awards, 1952: Best Picture, best writing (motion picture story).
MPAA rating: Not rated.
A splashy, colorful look at life under the big top that weaves the personal stories of the performers in with the spectacle and color of the circus. Includes an incredible train wreck.
MW, 12-05; 8-10(rpl)
Cecil B. DeMille's The greatest show on earth