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The big circus / Allied Artists ; produced by Irwin Allen ; based on a story by Irwin Allen ; directed by Joseph Newman.

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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Connersville DVD 791.43 BIG (Text) 39230031435660 Adult Video Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD BIG (DRAMA) (Text) 39206020391270 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Screenplay by Irwin Allen, Charles Bennett, Irving Wallace ; music, Sammy Fain, Paul Sawtell, Bert Shefter ; director of photography, Winton Hoch.
Participant or Performer Note:
Victor Mature, Red Buttons, Rhonda Fleming, Kathryn Grant, Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, David Nelson, Gilbert Roland.
Summary, etc.:
"Flamboyant circus owner "Hank Whiting "is in trouble. His enterprise is in need of a cash injection from the bank who only agree to a loan on the condition their employee "Randy Sherman " goes along to keep an eye on proceedings. When he engages a high powered PR woman, tension develops between the outsiders and the circus hard core. That is not the end of it however--there is sabotage to contend with, rain washes away much of the season, and a fatality occurs during a train crash. Gradually the newcomers absorb the spirit of the circus and do battle with its enemies to rescue the show"--From IMDb.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby digital stereo; widescreen 16:9 presentation; [NTSC, region 1].
Subject: Digital recordings.
Circus > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.

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