Barnum (1986)
TV Movie | 90 min | Biography, Drama

The amazing biography of legendary circus impresario and unparalleled showman, P.T. Barnum.
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Director
Writers
Michael Norell (teleplay) (story) | Andy Siegel (story)
Cinematographer
Reginald H. Morris (as Reginald Morris)
Production Designer
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Updated Jun 27, 1986

Release date
Nov 30, 1986 (United States)

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Cast

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31 cast members
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Burt Lancaster
Phineas Taylor 'P.T.' Barnum Phineas Taylor 'P.T.' Barnum   See fewer
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Hanna Schygulla
Jenny Lind Jenny Lind   See fewer
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John Roney
Young Barnum Young Barnum   See fewer
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Sandor Raski
Tom Thumb Tom Thumb   See fewer
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Patty Maloney
Older Tom Thumb Older Tom Thumb   See fewer
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Laura Press
Charity Barnum Charity Barnum   See fewer
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Kirsten Bishop
Nancy Fish Barnum Nancy Fish Barnum   See fewer
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Michael Higgins
Phineas Taylor Phineas Taylor   See fewer
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Lorena Gale
Joyce Heth Joyce Heth   See fewer
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Deborah Hancock
Caroline Barnum Caroline Barnum   See fewer
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Andrew Bednarski
Little Phineas Little Phineas   See fewer
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Joe Cazalet
James Gordon Bennett James Gordon Bennett   See fewer
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Rob Roy
Horace Greeley Horace Greeley   See fewer
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Bronwen Mantel
Queen Victoria Queen Victoria   See fewer
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Sean Hewitt
Coley Draper Coley Draper   See fewer
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Shawn Lawrence
R.W. Lindsay R.W. Lindsay   See fewer
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Philip Spensley
Deacon Cox (as Philip Spensely) Deacon Cox (as Philip Spensely)   See fewer
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Chris Wiggins
Francis W. Olmstead Francis W. Olmstead   See fewer
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John McCorkell
Heckler Roberts Heckler Roberts   See fewer
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Harry Hill
John Fish John Fish   See fewer
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Richard M Dumont
Hummel (as Richard Dumont) Hummel (as Richard Dumont)   See fewer
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Rummy Bishop
Bank Doorman Bank Doorman   See fewer
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Tony Robinow
Matthew Scott Matthew Scott   See fewer
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Michael Sinelnikoff
Lord in Waiting Lord in Waiting   See fewer
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Joan Heney
Mrs. Stratton Mrs. Stratton   See fewer
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Sam LeMarquand
Chauncey Jerome (as Sam Lemarquand) Chauncey Jerome (as Sam Lemarquand)   See fewer
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Thick Wilson
Museum Passerby Museum Passerby   See fewer
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John Stanzel
Tap Dancer Tap Dancer   See fewer
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Royal Hanneford Circus
Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus   See fewer
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Tommy Hanneford
Ringmaster Ringmaster   See fewer
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Ken Roberts
Principal (uncredited) Principal (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.5 / 10 | 205 votes