U certificateThe Big Circus is a Film programme that first aired in 1959 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Big Circus is a 2 star programme

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The Big Circus (1959)

Directed by
Joseph M. Newman

Flamboyant circus owner Hank Twirling maintains that his is the 'greatest show on earth', although he has had to borrow heavily to save his obsession from bankruptcy. But even more ominous is the presence of a mystery saboteur who will stop at nothing to see the show killed off for good.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1959

2/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Victor Mature...Henry Jasper 'Hank' Whirling
Red Buttons...Randy Sherman
Rhonda Fleming...Helen Harrison
Kathryn Grant...Jeannie Whirling
Image for Vincent PriceVincent Price...Hans Hagenfeld
Gilbert Roland...Zach Colino
Peter Lorre...Skeeter
David Nelson...Tommy Gordon
Adele Mara...Maria 'Mama' Colino
Howard McNear...Mr. Lomax
Charles Watts...Jonathan Nelson
Steve Allen...Cameo appearance