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      The Big Show

      1961 1 hr. 53 min. Drama List
      Reviews 0% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score A failing European family circus comes close to unraveling under the increasingly desperate actions of the despotic owner, Bruno (Nehemiah Persoff). Trying to please his father, the family black sheep, Klaus (Robert Vaughn), throws over his highwire-walking sweetheart, Carlotta (Margia Dean) for Teresa (Renata Mannhardt), the beautiful animal trainer whose father owns a competing circus Bruno wants to take over. These impetuous actions end in tragedy and threaten the show's future. Read More Read Less

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      Mae Tinee Chicago Tribune While Mr. Persoff gives the best performance In the cast, I was thoroughly tired of "papa" before It was all over. Jun 18, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis A failing European family circus comes close to unraveling under the increasingly desperate actions of the despotic owner, Bruno (Nehemiah Persoff). Trying to please his father, the family black sheep, Klaus (Robert Vaughn), throws over his highwire-walking sweetheart, Carlotta (Margia Dean) for Teresa (Renata Mannhardt), the beautiful animal trainer whose father owns a competing circus Bruno wants to take over. These impetuous actions end in tragedy and threaten the show's future.
      Director
      James B. Clark
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English