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7 Ratings

Polly of the Circus

Directed by Alfred Santell
United States, 1932
Comedy, Drama


When Polly Fisher, a circus aerialist, is hurt while performing, she is taken to the house of a nearby minister, John Hartley. As she recuperates, they fall in love with each other and secretly marry. But when the truth leaks out, John’s congregation doesnt’ accept this marriage.

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Polly of the Circus Directed by Alfred Santell

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  • Daniel S.'s rating of the film Polly of the Circus

    *1/2. Based on a play (I haven't read it so I can't tell you how the author handled the aerial circus acts but I'm quite sure it was worth the audience's time). It was, in my opinion, daring for MGM to cast Clark Gable as a preacher. He's simply not the type. As for the story, it's very predictable and not very interesting. A disappointment. Already forgotten.

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