P.T. Barnum
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P.T. Barnum
Previously portrayed on stage and screen by the likes of Wallace Beery, Burt Lancaster and Jim Dale, colorful 19th century American showman Phineas T. Barnum lives again in the person of Beau Bridges) in this two-part, made-for-cable biopic. The film covers Barnum's career from his early exploitation of Joyce Heth (Lorena Gale), an elderly black woman who claimed to have been the nursemaid of George Washington, through the establishment of his famous "dime museum" of oddities (including the celebrated wall sign "This Way to the Egress") and concluding with such triumphs… More