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Favorite Flick Picks by Richard Deptula 

Submitted by Member on   4/4/2004
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by Richard Deptula, Past President, Circus Fans Association of America

Links go to the Internet Movie Database

( 1986) Starring Burt Lancaster

Barnum the Musical
(1986) Starring Michael Crawford

Big Circus
(1959) Starring Victor Mature, Vincent Price, Red Buttons and Rhonda Flemming

Billy Rose’s Jumbo
(1962) Starring Doris Day, Jimmy Durante, Chuck Walters, Stephen Boyd and Martha Ray

Chad Hanna
( 1940) Starring Henry Fonda and Dorothy Lamour

Circus World
( 1964) Starring John Wayne, Rita Hayworth, and Claudia Cardinale

Flying Fontaines
(1959) Starring Michael Callan, Evy Norbind, John Evans and Rian Garrick

Man on a Tight Rope
(1953) Starring Frederic March

Mickey's Circus
(1936) Starring Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck

O’Shaughnessy’s Boy
(1935) Starring Jackie Cooper and Wallace Beery

P.T. Barnum
(1999) Starring Beau Bridges, Henry Czcrny, Cynthia Dale and George Hamiliton

Polly of the Circus
(1932) Starring Marion Davis and Clark Gable

Ring of Fear
(1950) Starring Clyde Beatty, Pat Obrien, and Micky Spillane

The Big Cage
(1933) Starring Clyde Beatty, Kent Newmann, Anita Page, Mickey Rooney, Andy Devine, Vince Barnett, Ray Halton, and Wallace Ford

The Fat Man
(1951) Starring Emmett Kelly and Julie London

The Greatest Show on Earth
(1952) Starring Charlton Heston, Cornele Wilde, Betty Hutton, Dorothy Lamour and Jimmy Stewart

The Mighty Barnum
(1934) Starring Wallace Beery, Virginia Bruce and Rochelle Hudson

Three-Ring Circus
(1954) Starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis

Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus
(1960) Starring Kevin Corcoran

(1956) Starring Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, and Gina Lollabrigita

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