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Release Date: July 31st, 1995

DVD Release Date: April 6th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
"The Greatest Show on Earth" is a dazzling spectacle of life behind the scenes with Ringling Bros.-Barnum and Bailey Circus, the best three-ring circus in the land. Celebrates the extravagant three-ring circus and depicts the passionate scenes of love and jealousy behind the greatest show on Earth.

Cast: Betty Hutton, Charlton Heston, Cornel Wilde, Dorothy Lamour, Gloria Grahame, James Stewart, Henry Wilcoxon, Lawrence Tierney

Director: Cecil DeMille

Genres: Romance, Drama

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: 1950s, Rivalry, Love triangle, Girlfriend, Rise, Emotional, Fall, Melodramatic


Winner Best Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Writing (Motion Picture Story)
Winner Cinematography - Color
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Costume Design (Color)
Nominated Directing
Winner Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Best Motion Picture
Winner Best Cinematography