Mike Ribble was once a great trapeze artist – and the only to have completed a triple somersault – before his accident. Tino joins the circus, and manages to convince Mike to teach him the ‘triple’. Meanwhile Lola, a tumbler, wants to get in on the act.
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3.5 stars. I loved the seaminess and the melodrama fitted the context very nicely. It showcases Lancaster before he became a great artist in "The Leopard," "Atlantic City," "Local Hero," etc. Curtis gives the best performance here, although La Lollo's tempestuousness is fun to watch. The movie is also gorgeous looking thanks to the very great Robert Krasker.