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Under the Big Top (1938)

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64 min | Action, Drama, Romance

A pretty young circus trapeze artist is pushed by her domineering aunt to be the best aerialist in the world. When she begins to fall for one of the two men in her act, her mother determines to break up the romance. So does the other ...See moreA pretty young circus trapeze artist is pushed by her domineering aunt to be the best aerialist in the world. When she begins to fall for one of the two men in her act, her mother determines to break up the romance. So does the other trapeze artist, who is also in love with her. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Director
Writers
Marion Orth (screenplay) | Llewellyn Hughes (original story) (as Lewellyn Hughes)
Cinematographer
Editor
Russell F. Schoengarth (as Russell Schoengarth)
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Updated Aug 31, 1938

Release date
Aug 31, 1938 (United States)

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17 cast members
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Marjorie Main
Sara Post Sara Post   See fewer
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Anne Nagel
Penny Penny   See fewer
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Jack La Rue
Ricardo Le Grande (as Jack LaRue) Ricardo Le Grande (as Jack LaRue)   See fewer
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Grant Richards
Pablo Le Grande Pablo Le Grande   See fewer
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Rolfe Sedan
Pierre Pierre   See fewer
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Fred 'Snowflake' Toones
Juba (as Snowflake) Juba (as Snowflake)   See fewer
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Harry Harvey
McCarthy McCarthy   See fewer
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Charlene Wyatt
Penny as a Child Penny as a Child   See fewer
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Horace B. Carpenter
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilbur Mack
Mr. Davis - Reporter (uncredited) Mr. Davis - Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary MacLaren
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Peters
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Sheridan
Circus Worker (uncredited) Circus Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

5.9 / 10 | 51 votes