The Barker
The Barker (1928)

This talkie from 1928 contains minimal dialog as it tells the tale of a young boy who desires to join the circus like his father, a midway barker. Unfortunately, his father has been saving all his life to send his boy to law school in hope… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 9, 1928
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Emanuel Levy

Betty Compson was nominated for an Oscar for her performance in this carnival-set melodrama

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
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A fair-to-middlin' example of that transitional hybrid, the part-talkie.

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