The Circus

Categories: Comedy, Romance
Charlie, a wandering tramp, becomes a circus handyman and falls in love with the circus owner's daughter. Unaware of Charlie's affection, the girl falls in love with a handsome young performer. Charlie's versatility makes him star of the show when he substitutes for an ailing tightwire walker. He is discharged from the company when he protects the girl from her father's abuse, but he returns and appeals to the handsome performer to marry the girl. After the wedding the father prevails upon them to rejoin the circus. Charlie is hired again, but he stays behind when the caravan moves on.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1928-01-06
Run time: 72 minute / 1:12
Budget: $9,000,000
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Production Company : Charles Chaplin Productions
Production Country: United States of America


Charlie Chaplin
as A Tramp
Al Ernest Garcia
as The Circus Proprietor and Ring Master
Merna Kennedy
as His Step-daughter, A Circus Rider
Harry Crocker
as Rex, A Tight Rope Walker / Disgruntled Property Man / Clown
George Davis
as A Magician
Henry Bergman
as An Old Clown
Tiny Sandford
as The Head Property Man
John Rand
as An Assistant Property Man / Clown
Steve Murphy
as A Pickpocket
Charlie Chaplin Director

Charlie Chaplin Editor

Charlie Chaplin Producer

Charlie Chaplin Writer

Charlie Chaplin Songs
Charlie Chaplin Music

Roland Totheroh Director of Photography

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