The Circus (1928) Soundtrack
Director: Charles Chaplin
Writer: Charles Chaplin
Stars: Charles Chaplin (A Tramp), Hugh Saxon (Man in Circus Audience), Albert Austin (Clown), Henry Bergman (An Old Clown), Steve Murphy (A Pickpocket), Al Ernest Garcia (The Circus Proprietor and Ring Master), Merna Kennedy (His Step-Daughter - A Circus Rider), Harry Crocker (Rex - A Tight Rope Walker), George Davis (A Magician), Tiny Sandford (The Head Property Man), John Rand (An Assistant Property Man), Charles A. Bachman (Cop), Eugene Barry (Cop), Jack Bernard (Man in Circus Audience), Stanley Blystone (Cop), Heinie Conklin (Clown), Bill Knight (Cop), Toraichi Kono (Man in Circus Audience), H.L. Kyle (Man in Circus Audience), Betty Morrissey (The Vanishing Lady), L.J. O'Connor (Cop), Jack P. Pierce (Man Operating Ropes), Doc Stone (The Prizefighter), Armand Triller (Clown), Max Tyron (Pickpocket Victim) see more...
Music By: Charles Chaplin
Charlie's Tramp character finds himself at a circus where he is promptly gets chased around by the police who think he is a pickpocket. Running into the bigtop, he is an accidental sensation with his hilarious efforts to elude the police. The ringmaster/owner immediately hires him, but discovers the Tramp cannot be funny on purpose, so he takes advantage of the situation by making the Tramp a janitor just happens to always in the Bigtop at showtime. Unaware of this exploitation, the Tramp falls