In 1947 England, a plastic surgeon must beat a hasty retreat to France when one of his patients has ghastly problems with her surgery. Once there, he operates on a circus owner's daughter, deformed by bombs from the war. Later he becomes the owner of the circus, and continues transforming disfigured women into the beautiful stars of his show. The police and a nosy reporter (as well as Scotland Yard) become interested when the women who want out of the circus begin dying in freak accidents, and they begin suspecting the good doctor is responsible. Written by
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Did You Know?
The footage of the trapeze act featured in the film (complete with inter-cuts of audience reaction) is identical to that in 'John Moxey''s 'Circus of Fear (1966)' See more
When Shuler is attacked by the gorilla, it clearly shows the gorilla's claw mauling the left side of Shuler's face. Later, only the right side of Shuler's face show any signs of the attack. See more
Evelyn Morley Finsbury
Evelyn.Morley,is looking at her horribly disfigured face in the bed room mirror that has been caused by Rossiter's bungled plastic surgery she screams and laughs hysterically,"Rossiter!aagh,Rossiter,ha-ha-ha,R-o-s-s-i-t-e-r"
Referenced in Kika
The Washington Post
Music by John Philip Sousa
Arranged by Muir Mathieson
Played during the equestrian act
Also played during the parade before the final show See more