Barnum (1986)

This made-for-television film chronicles the life of 19th-century American showman P. T. Barnum. Using flashbacks (and flash forwards) the earliest efforts of his career are shown, through the formation of the "Greatest Show on… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 22, 2005
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Dennis Schwartz
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The 72-year-old former circus trapeze artist Burt Lancaster delightfully plays the title role.

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Anthony Lawrie
Flixster seem to have merged two versions of Barnum together. Both were made for TV specials made in 1986 so I guess it's forgivable. I'm rating the… More