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The Circus (1928)

G
72 min | Comedy, Romance

The Tramp finds work and the girl of his dreams at a circus.
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Director
Charles Chaplin (as Charlie Chaplin)
Writer
Charles Chaplin (as Charlie Chaplin)
Producer
Charles Chaplin (as Charlie Chaplin)
Composer
Charles Chaplin (music composed by) (1969) (as Charlie Chaplin)
Cinematographer
Roland Totheroh (photography) (as Rollie H. Totheroh)
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Budget
$900,000
Gross (World)
$26,916
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Release date
Jan 1929 (United States)
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26 cast members
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Al Ernest Garcia
The Circus Proprietor and Ring Master (as Allan Garcia) The Circus Proprietor and Ring Master (as Allan Garcia)   See fewer
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Merna Kennedy
His Step-Daughter - A Circus Rider His Step-Daughter - A Circus Rider   See fewer
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Harry Crocker
Rex - A Tight Rope Walker Rex - A Tight Rope Walker   See fewer
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George Davis
A Magician A Magician   See fewer
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Henry Bergman
An Old Clown An Old Clown   See fewer
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Tiny Sandford
The Head Property Man (as Stanley J. Sandford) The Head Property Man (as Stanley J. Sandford)   See fewer
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John Rand
An Assistant Property Man An Assistant Property Man   See fewer
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Steve Murphy
A Pickpocket A Pickpocket   See fewer
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Charles Chaplin
A Tramp (as Charlie Chaplin) A Tramp (as Charlie Chaplin)   See fewer
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Albert Austin
Clown (uncredited) Clown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chester A. Bachman
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eugene Barry
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Bernard
Man in Circus Audience (uncredited) Man in Circus Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heinie Conklin
Clown (uncredited) Clown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Knight
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Toraichi Kono
Man in Circus Audience (unconfirmed) (uncredited) Man in Circus Audience (unconfirmed) (uncredited)   See fewer
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H.L. Kyle
Man in Circus Audience (uncredited) Man in Circus Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Morrissey
The Vanishing Lady (uncredited) The Vanishing Lady (uncredited)   See fewer
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L.J. O'Connor
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack P. Pierce
Man Operating Ropes (uncredited) Man Operating Ropes (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wyn Ritchie Evans
Crowd (uncredited) Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hugh Saxon
Man in Circus Audience (uncredited) Man in Circus Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
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Doc Stone
The Prizefighter (uncredited) The Prizefighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Armand Triller
Clown (uncredited) Clown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Tyron
Pickpocket Victim (uncredited) Pickpocket Victim (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.1 / 10 | 22,980 votes