Freaks Poster

Release Date: 1932

DVD Release Date: August 10th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 4 min

Plot Summary
When trapeze artist Cleopatra (Olga Baclanova) learns that circus midget Hans (Harry Earles) has an inheritance, she marries the lovesick, diminutive performer, all the while planning to steal his fortune and run off with her lover, strong man Hercules (Henry Victor). When Hans' friends and fellow performers discover what is going on, they band together and carry out a brutal revenge that leaves Hercules and Cleopatra knowing what it truly means to be a "freak."

Cast: Wallace Ford, Olga Baclanova, Leila Hyams, Roscoe Ates, Harry Earles, Henry Victor, Daisy Earles, Rose Dione

Director: Tod Browning

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Keywords: Deception, Revenge, 1930s, Friendship, Fall