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El circo (1943)

In this version of Chaplin's The Circus (1928), Cantinflas is a cobbler who gets a job in a Circus as a janitor, recommended by the beautiful girl rider of the show. But later, Cantinflas ... See full summary »

Director:

Miguel M. Delgado

Writers:

Miguel M. Delgado, Jaime Salvador (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Cantinflas ... El Zapatero
Gloria Lynch Gloria Lynch ... Rosalinda
Estanislao Schillinsky Estanislao Schillinsky ... Maestro de ceremonias (as E. Schellinsky)
Eduardo Arozamena Eduardo Arozamena ... Coronel (as E. Arozamena)
Ángel T. Sala ... Don Elías
Rafael Burglete Rafael Burglete
Tito Novaro Tito Novaro ... Ricardo (as Gustavo Novaro)
Leonid Kinskey ... Cliente ruso zapatero (as L. Kinsky)
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Storyline

In this version of Chaplin's The Circus (1928), Cantinflas is a cobbler who gets a job in a Circus as a janitor, recommended by the beautiful girl rider of the show. But later, Cantinflas gets in trouble when he involves in dangerous acts, such as the trapeze. Obviously, our friend will risk his life by the love of his new girlfriend. Written by Alejandro Frias

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

11 March 1943 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Cantinflas no Circo See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico

Company Credits

Production Co:

Posa Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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