1 hr. 24 min.
An escaped circus lion provides the impetus for the meeting of carnival owner Nick Coster (Humphrey Bogart) and Matt Varney (Eddie Albert), a small-town man who suddenly becomes a lion tamer when he manages to subdue the big cat. While acclimating to carnival life, Matt begins a romance with Nick's sister, Mary (Joan Leslie), causing tension between Matt and Nick. The latter must also juggle his stormy relationship with glamorous circus star Flo Lorraine (Sylvia Sidney).
Director: Ray Enright