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The Main Attraction (1962)

 -  Drama  -  November 1962 (USA)
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circus | independent film

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He's In Trouble With That "Suzie Wong" Girl

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November 1962 (USA)  »

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A Maior Atração  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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Featured in Hollywood: The Great Stars (1963) See more »

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Si, Si, Si
Music and Italian lyrics by Domenico Modugno
English lyrics by Abel Baer
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Boon!Boon! The circus is in town!
14 November 2008 | by See all my reviews

The movie begins with a scene where Boone is crooning a syrupy tune with the audience paying no attention,till one of the guests tries to teach him his own song.There's a similar scene in one of Presley's early movies.

Pat Boone was a safe alternative to the fifties Elvis and his only good movie was the tremendous "Journey to the center of the earth" (1959). This one is pleasant ,mainly in its first part ,more boring afterwards even though it features a relatively smart "unexpected end" .

The main attraction of the circus is a lovely girl, Tessa ,who does very dangerous things.But pretty boy Eddie is aging alcoholic ventriloquist Gina 's partner and gigolo and she is not prepared to accept a rival.And ,to make the matters worse,Tessa's brother -in -law propositions her.

The second part takes place -we did not notice it in the circus scenes- in a chocolate box Austria where everybody speaks English ;it even includes the Bundesheer (two soldiers) and an avalanche,which makes the movie a disaster flick as well as a musical or a sentimental story.


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