The Magnificent Showman

The Magnificent Showman

Henry Hathaway



Colourful circus drama in which the manager of a small travelling show decides to mount a continental tour to avert financial crisis and, at the same time, find the mother of his 14-year-old daughter. However, disaster strikes when their boat sinks in a European harbour. Having salvaged what he can, the owner declares that the show must go on and plays to huge crowds. Then a mysterious woman appears on the scene.

Cast & Crew

Matt Masters John Wayne
Lili Alfredo Rita Hayworth
Toni Alfredo Claudia Cardinale
Steve McCabe John Smith
Cap Carson Lloyd Nolan
Aldo Alfredo Richard Conte
Emile Schuman Hans Dantes
Mrs Schuman Wanda Rotha
Producer Samuel Bronston
Scriptwriter Ben Hecht
Scriptwriter Julian Halevy
Scriptwriter James Edward Grant
Director Henry Hathaway
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