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The Circus

  • Directed By: Charles Chaplin

Synopsis: Charlie, a wandering tramp, becomes a circus handyman and falls in love with the circus owner's daughter. Unaware of Charlie's affection, the girl falls in love with a handsome young performer. Charlie's versatility makes him star of the show when he substitutes for an ailing tightwire walker. He is discharged from the company when he protects the girl from her father's abuse, but he returns and appeals to the handsome performer to marry the girl. After the wedding the father prevails upon them to rejoin the circus. Charlie is hired again, but he stays behind when the caravan moves on.

Cast
Charles Chaplin

A Tramp

Al Ernest Garcia

The Circus Proprietor and Ring Master

Merna Kennedy

His Step-daughter, A Circus Rider

Harry Crocker

Rex, A Tight Rope Walker / Disgruntled Property Man / Clown

George Davis

A Magician

Henry Bergman

An Old Clown

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Release Date: Jan 5th, 1928
Box Office: Not Available
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