During one scene Sebastian (Cornel Wilde
) is hanging from the trapeze by his knees. He catches Holly (Betty Hutton
) then pulls her up and kisses her. This shot took several takes and during one of the early takes Wilde tore the ligaments in his shoulder. He managed to make it through two more takes, then had to stop. He was unable to use his arm for several days so Cecil B. DeMille
shot scenes where he was not needed. See more
When Mickey Mouse and other Walt Disney
characters walk around the ring, the band plays the song "It's A Hap-Hap-Happy Day" from Gulliver's Travels
, which was released by Paramount, not Disney. See more
When things go wrong, and life's no song, and you're flat on your back, that doesn't mean you have to lie there: be a jumping jack!
Keep on the hop, and if you flop, and everything looks black, stand on your head and holler "hi there!" Be a jumping jack!
When things go up, they must come down, and also visa verse. If things look bad, don't fret and frown - they could be ten times worse!
Your train of luck, it may get stuck if something's on the track; give a good jump and ...
Die Schoene Galathea: Ouverture (The Beautiful Galathea Overture)
Music by Franz von Suppé
Played during the royal parade See more