• Circus Clown (1934)

Circus Clown

Release Date: 1934

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 3 min

Plot Summary

Former circus clown Chuckles Howard (Joe E. Brown) struggles to keep his son, Happy (also Brown), away from circus life, but Happy has secretly developed an act and waits for his opportunity to try out with a circus company. When the circus arrives in town, Happy quickly becomes involved with trapeze artist Alice Madison (Patricia Ellis) and the mysterious bareback rider Millie Le Tour. Trusting Alice to help him get a job with the circus, Happy discovers circus life isn't what it seems.

Cast: Joe E. Brown, Patricia Ellis, Dorothy Burgess, Don Dillaway, Gordon Westcott, Charles C. Wilson, Harry Woods, Ronnie Cosby

Director: Ray Enright

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: First National Pictures

Keywords: Quest, Growing up, Father, Office, 1930s, Son, Playful

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