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The Mighty Barnum (1934)

85 min | Biography, Comedy

The comic exploits of confidence trickster and showman P.T. Barnum from his early days through to the creation of The Greatest Show on Earth.
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Gene Fowler (play) (screenplay) | Bess Meredyth (play) (screenplay)
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Updated Dec 23, 1934

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Dec 23, 1934 (United States)

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Wallace Beery
Phineas T. Barnum Phineas T. Barnum   See fewer
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Adolphe Menjou
Bailey Walsh Bailey Walsh   See fewer
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Virginia Bruce
Jenny Lind Jenny Lind   See fewer
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Janet Beecher
Nancy Barnum Nancy Barnum   See fewer
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Herman Bing
Farmer Schultz Farmer Schultz   See fewer
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Lucille La Verne
Joice Heth Joice Heth   See fewer
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George Brasno
Gen. Tom Thumb Gen. Tom Thumb   See fewer
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Olive Brasno
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Richard Brasno
Gilbert Gilbert   See fewer
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May Boley
Bearded Lady Bearded Lady   See fewer
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John Hyams
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R.E. 'Tex' Madsen
Cardiff Giant Cardiff Giant   See fewer
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Ian Wolfe
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Davison Clark
Horace Greeley Horace Greeley   See fewer
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George MacQuarrie
Daniel Webster Daniel Webster   See fewer
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Charles Judels
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Howard C. Hickman
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Donald Meek
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Samuel Adams
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6.8 / 10 | 62 votes