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Barnum! (1986)

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Biography Musical 19861h 53m

Barnum the musical traces Phineas Taylor Barnum's career from 1835 to 1881 when he joined James A. Bailey to form the circus which was called The Greatest Show on Earth. Barnum is a defender of "the noble art of humbug" with a philosophy, and has a free wheeling ambition to make a fortune. He buys the oldest woman in the world, named Joyce Heath, as a sideshow attraction. Barnum builds a museum of curiosities supported by his wife Charity, who would like him to settle down. Written by Jenny EvansBarnum! featuring Michael Crawford and Eileen Battye is streaming on Fandor, and free on The Roku Channel. It's a biography and musical movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (223 votes).

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#101,707 Ranked Movie

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#1764 Ranked in Musical Movies

#3763 Ranked in Adaptation Movies

Barnum! has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (223 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Barnum the musical traces Phineas Taylor Barnum's career from 1835 to 1881 when he joined James A. Bailey to form the circus which was called The Greatest Show on Earth. Barnum is a defender of "the noble art of humbug" with a philosophy, and has a free wheeling ambition to make a fortune. He buys the oldest woman in the world, named Joyce Heath, as a sideshow attraction. Barnum builds a museum of curiosities supported by his wife Charity, who would like him to settle down. Written by Jenny Evans

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 53m

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Related Genres: BiographyMusical
Related Tags: Adaptation
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Available to watch on: Free ServicesFandor
Original Release Date: Jan 1, 1986