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Trapeze (1956)

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105 min | Drama, Romance

A crippled circus acrobat is torn emotionally between two ambitious young trapeze artists, one a talented young American and a less-gifted but beautiful Italian.
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Max Catto (novel "The Killing Frost") | Liam O'Brien (adaptation) | James R. Webb (screenplay)
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$ 4,000,000
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Release date
May 30, 1956 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Burt Lancaster
Mike Ribble Mike Ribble   See fewer
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Tony Curtis
Tino Orsini Tino Orsini   See fewer
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Katy Jurado
Rosa O'Flynn Rosa O'Flynn   See fewer
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Thomas Gomez
Bouglione Bouglione   See fewer
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Johnny Puleo
Max (as John Puleo) Max (as John Puleo)   See fewer
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Minor Watson
John Ringling North John Ringling North   See fewer
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Gérard Landry
Chikki (as Gerard Landry) Chikki (as Gerard Landry)   See fewer
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Jean-Pierre Kérien
Otto (as Jean-Pierre Kerien) Otto (as Jean-Pierre Kerien)   See fewer
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Sidney James
Snake Charmer Snake Charmer   See fewer
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Gimma Boys
Circus Family Children Circus Family Children   See fewer
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Los Arriolas
Specialty Act Specialty Act   See fewer
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Gamil Ratib
Stefan Stefan   See fewer
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Edward Hagopian
3rd partner of Lola 3rd partner of Lola   See fewer
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Fay Alexander
Double for Tony Curtis (uncredited) Double for Tony Curtis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Serge Bento
Circus boy / A Journalist (uncredited) Circus boy / A Journalist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bonifas
Paul - Circus Peddler (uncredited) Paul - Circus Peddler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roland Carey
Trapeze Artist (uncredited) Trapeze Artist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mme Felco Cipriano
Mme. Felco Cipriano (uncredited) Mme. Felco Cipriano (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Codreano
Betty Codreano (uncredited) Betty Codreano (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henri Coutet
Circus Electrician (uncredited) Circus Electrician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hubert de Lapparent
Photograph (uncredited) Photograph (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lucien Desagneaux
Circus Artist (uncredited) Circus Artist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Faivre
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gabrielle Fontan
Old Woman (uncredited) Old Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Édouard Francomme
Circus Electrician (uncredited) Circus Electrician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Willy Krause
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sylvain Levignac
Spectator in Line (uncredited) Spectator in Line (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rico Lopez
Circus Boy (uncredited) Circus Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sally Marlowe
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mylos
Mylos (uncredited) Mylos (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Provost
Journalist (uncredited) Journalist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michel Thomass
Ringmaster (uncredited) Ringmaster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Ward
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Warfield
Photograph (uncredited) Photograph (uncredited)   See fewer
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Achille Zavatta
Achille Zavatta (uncredited) Achille Zavatta (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 3,638 votes