THE CIRCUS

A film by Charles Chaplin

Cast : Merna Kennedy, Al Ernest Garcia, Charles Chaplin

1928 / comedy / Etats-Unis / original title : THE CIRCUS / 72’ / status : completed / English / long feature-film / French catalog

The Little Tramp is hired by a circus and soon becomes the main attraction when his comedic blunders drive the crowd wild. Having fallen in love with the ringmaster’s daughter, he doesn’t even realize he is the show’s main feature. In this high-flying comedy, we are quickly caught up in Chaplin’s whirlwind of gags, where even the acrobats and clowns watch his show-stopping stunts from the sidelines.

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