The Circus

Wrongfully accused of criminal acts, a tramp (Charlie Chaplin) unwittingly ducks into a big top, where his bumbling attempts to avoid pursuing police officers earn the laughter and applause of the circus-goers. Impressed, the ringmaster (Allan Garcia) decides to employ the tramp as an entertainer. In between getting trapped in a lion's cage and partaking in clumsy high wire escapades, he falls for a beautiful show rider (Merna Kennedy), who unfortunately has eyes for a daring tightrope acrobat.
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Credits

Director:

  • Charlie Chaplin

Cast:

  • Charlie Chaplin
  • Merna Kennedy
  • Allan Garcia
  • Harry Crocker
  • Stanley Sanford
  • John Rand
  • George Davis
  • Henry Bergman
  • Steve Murphy
  • Betty Morrissey

Writer:

  • Charlie Chaplin

Producer:

  • Charlie Chaplin

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