The Mighty Barnum

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The Mighty Barnum
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Directed by Walter Lang
Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck
Written by Gene Fowler (play and screenplay)
Bess Meredyth (play and screenplay)
John Huston (uncredited)
Starring Wallace Beery
Adolphe Menjou
Virginia Bruce
Rochelle Hudson
Music by Alfred Newman
Cinematography J. Peverell Marley
Edited by Barbara McLean
Production
company
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
  • December 23, 1934 (1934-12-23)
Running time
85 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

The Mighty Barnum is a 1934 film starring Wallace Beery as P.T. Barnum. The movie was written by Gene Fowler and Bess Meredyth, adapted from their play of the same name, and directed by Walter Lang. Beery had played Barnum four years earlier in A Lady's Morals , a highly fictionalized biography of singer Jenny Lind. The supporting cast features Adolphe Menjou, Virginia Bruce as Jenny Lind, and Rochelle Hudson. [1]

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