The Devil's Circus
The Devil's Circus is a 1926 American silent drama film directed by Danish director Benjamin Christensen, based upon his screenplay. The film stars Norma Shearer and Charles Emmett Mack. It was the first of seven films directed by Christensen in the United States, and one of only four of those films that have not been lost.
|The Devil's Circus|
|Directed by||Benjamin Christensen|
|Written by||Benjamin Christensen|
H.H. Caldwell (titles)
Katherine Hilliker (titles)
Charles Emmett Mack
|Cinematography||Ben F. Reynolds|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Mary (Shearer) and Carlstop (Mack) are lovers; the former is a trapeze artist, while the latter is a pickpocket. Mary gets entangled in a nearly fatal situation with Lieberkind (Miljan), a lion-tamer, and his jealous wife Yonna (Myers), who victimizes Mary.
From users of IMDb, the film has received a score of 6.8 out 10 from 62 votes.
- "Museum of Modern Art press release/book review of Lost Films" (PDF). Museum of Modern Art. August 24, 1970. Retrieved May 19, 2015.
- "Archival Film Prints Available From George Eastman House" (PDF). George Eastman House (eastmanhouse.org). Archived from the original (PDF) on September 23, 2015. Retrieved May 19, 2015.