The Greatest Show on Earth Poster

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: Drama, Romance

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

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


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