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29 Ratings



Soviet Union, 1936
Comedy, Musical


US – Vaudeville dancer Marion Dixon is with her German manager von Kneischitz on tour – in Moskau. Her act includes a gun shooting her to the trapeze, the stage director there wants a copy of this act for the USSR.

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Circus Directed by Grigori Aleksandrov, I. Simkov

Critics reviews

A touching love story that’s punctuated with extravagant musical numbers in which all of Moscow becomes a stage, Circus has a very gentle energy. The climactic scene has lost none of its power.
October 28, 2015
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