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Sideshow: Alive on the Inside (1999)

TV Movie  |  Documentary  |  1999 (USA)
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These real, amazing and very human stories reawakened interest in the bizarre and eccentric world of the circus and carnival sideshow, turning the spotlight on the legendary headliners of ... See full summary »

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These real, amazing and very human stories reawakened interest in the bizarre and eccentric world of the circus and carnival sideshow, turning the spotlight on the legendary headliners of yesteryear and their modern-day counterparts who have chosen to be sideshow performers and found real happiness in their strange careers. This revealing look takes viewers backstage for an unforgettable glimpse at the world's most fascinating personalities. Narrated by Jason Alexander ("Seinfeld"). An entertaining cult hit co-produced with TLC, one of cable network's all-time, top-rated programs. Features Percilla the Monkey Girl, Jeanie Tomaini (the World's Only Living Half Woman), Melvin Burkhardt (the Human Blockhead), Siamese Twins Ronnie and Donnie Gaylon, the Wolf Boys of Mexico, Sandy Allen (the World's Tallest Woman) and more. Written by Anonymous

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