The Circus

Season 1
 (22)
2018TV-PG
The Circus explores the history of this popular and American form of entertainment, from the first one-ring show at the end of the 18th century to 1956, when the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey big top was pulled down for the last time.
Starring
Michael Murphy
Genres
Special Interest
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Episode 1
    October 7, 2018
    1 h 51 min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The Circus brings to life an era when Circus Day would shut down a town, its stars were among the most famous people in the country, and multitudes gathered to see the improbable and the impossible, the exotic and the spectacular.
  2. 2. Episode 2
    October 8, 2018
    1 h 53 min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    For more than a century, the circus had brought daily life to a standstill. And then, when day broke, the miracle had vanished.

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Directors
Sharon Grimberg
Producers
Sharon GrimbergMark SamelsMelissa Martin PollardSusan BellowsVanessa Ruiz
Season year
2018
Network
PBS
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Format
Prime Video (streaming online video)
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CarsonReviewed in the United States on March 29, 2022
4.0 out of 5 stars
Very interesting history
I thought this film was very interesting and gave a good narrative for the circus!
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