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180 Ratings

The Greatest Show on Earth

Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
United States, 1952
Drama, Romance, Family

Synopsis

To ensure a full profitable season, circus manager Brad Braden engages The Great Sebastian, though this moves his girlfriend Holly from her hard-won center trapeze spot. Holly and Sebastian begin a dangerous one-upmanship duel in the ring, while he pursues her on the ground.

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The Greatest Show on Earth Directed by Cecil B. DeMille

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1953 | 2 wins including: Best Picture

1953 | 3 nominations including: Best Director

Directors Guild of America

1953 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Golden Globes (USA)

1953 | 3 wins including: Best Motion Picture - Drama

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1952 | 3rd place: Best Director

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