Under the Top (1919)

Jimmie, a small-town boy, visits a traveling circus passing through town. he falls in love with Pansy, the daughter of the circus' tightrope walker, after he saves her from a gang of thugs.... See full summary »

Director:

Donald Crisp

Writers:

John Emerson (story), Gardner Hunting (scenario) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Fred Stone ... Jimmie Jones
Ella Hall ... Pansy O'Neill
Lester Le May Lester Le May ... Terry O'Neill
Sylvia Ashton Sylvia Ashton ... Lotta Crust
James Cruze ... 'Foxy' Stillmore
Guy Oliver ... Jay Trimmer
Charles Ogle ... Otto B. Shott
Noah Beery ... Prof. De Como
J. Cummings J. Cummings ... Justice of the Peace
Jane Wolfe ... Mrs. Jones (as Jane Wolff)
Julia N. Stark Julia N. Stark ... Wardrobe lady
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gordon Griffith ... Jimmie Jones (prologue and epilogue)
Althea Worthley Althea Worthley ... Little Pansy O'Neill (prologue and epilogue)
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Jimmie, a small-town boy, visits a traveling circus passing through town. he falls in love with Pansy, the daughter of the circus' tightrope walker, after he saves her from a gang of thugs. The circus leaves town, though, and Jimmie, determined to become a tightrope walker also, sets up a wire in his backyard and practices. When the circus returns to town Jimmie goes to visit them again, but he soon becomes involved in a tragedy involving Pansy's father and a plot to take over the circus by a former employee. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

None

Release Date:

12 January 1919 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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