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A carnival barker wants his son to become a lawyer, but his son gets side-tracked into joining the carnival too.

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Nifty Miller
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Lou
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Carrie
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Chris Miller
Sylvia Ashton ...
Ma Benson
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Hap Spissel
S.S. Simon ...
Col. Gowdy
One-Eye Connelly ...
Carny
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Stuttering Spieler
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Fortune Teller (uncredited)
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Carnival Bull (uncredited)
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Hamburger Concessionaire (uncredited)
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Sideshow Vendor (uncredited)
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Heckler (uncredited)
Bynunsky Hyman ...
Fire Eater (uncredited)
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Member of Hawaiian Trio (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan ...
Man in Audience (uncredited)
Pat West ...
Bartender (uncredited)

Directed by

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George Fitzmaurice

Written by

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Kenyon Nicholson ... (based on a play by) (as John Kenyon Nicholson)
 
Benjamin Glazer ... (scenario)
 
Herman J. Mankiewicz ... (titles)

Produced by

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Al Rockett ... producer
Richard A. Rowland ... producer

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Louis Silvers

Cinematography by

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Lee Garmes

Film Editing by

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Stuart Heisler

Costume Design by

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Max Rée

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Andreva Nunée ... photo double: Betty Compson

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Also Known As
  • Step Right This Way (United States)
  • Forains (France)
  • Rummelplatz der Liebe (Germany)
  • El barquero (Spain)
  • Fahrendes Volk (Belgium, German title)
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  • 80 min
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Trivia Originally shot as a silent. Sound was added after completion. See more »
Movie Connections Version of Hoopla (1933). See more »

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