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Sideshow: Alive on the Inside (1999)

Not Rated | | Documentary | TV Movie 1999
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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Lynn Dougherty
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Percilla Bejano Percilla Bejano ... Self
Ronnie Galyon Ronnie Galyon ... Self
Donnie Galyon Donnie Galyon ... Self
Jeanie Tomaini Jeanie Tomaini ... Self
James Taylor James Taylor ... Self
Popeye Perry Popeye Perry ... Self (archive footage)
Judy Rock Judy Rock ... Self
Johann Petursson Johann Petursson ... Self (archive footage)
Melvin Burkhart Melvin Burkhart ... Self
Roy Gumpel Roy Gumpel ... Self
Ward Hall Ward Hall ... Self - Talker
Pete Terhune Pete Terhune ... Self (as Pete 'Poobah' Terhune)
Johnny Meah Johnny Meah ... Self - Talker
Schlitze ... Self (archive footage)
Bruce Snowdon Bruce Snowdon ... Self (as Harold Huge)
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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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USA

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English

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1999 (USA) See more »

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