Synopsis by Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Cecil B. DeMille's The Greatest Show on Earth is a lavish tribute to circuses, featuring three intertwining plotlines concerning romance and rivalry beneath the big top. DeMille's film includes spectacular action sequences, including a show-stopping train wreck. The Greatest Show on Earth won Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Story.
circus, circus-performer, animal-trainer, assisted-suicide, clown, doctor, injury, rival, romance, trapeze, trapeze-artist
High Artistic Quality, High Budget