Three Ring Circus

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  • G
  • 1954
  • 1 hr 44 min
  • 5.8  (866)

Three Ring Circus is a 1954 comedy film directed by Joseph Pevney and starring popular comedic duo Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, along with Joanne Dru, who portrays the romantic interest of Dean Martin's character. The movie takes place in a circus, following the misadventures of a group of performers and circus employees. The film opens with 'Pete Nelson' (Jerry Lewis) arriving at the circus, seeking employment. He is quickly hired as an assistant in the elephant act, where he accidentally sets off a series of events that lead to the destruction of the entire act. Despite this, he manages to impress circus owner Jill Brent (Joanne Dru), who gives him a second chance.

Dean Martin's character, 'Billy Gilbert', is the headlining act of the circus. However, when he discovers that his ex-partner and rival is performing in a nearby town, he decides to leave the circus and try to outdo him. Jill is heartbroken by his departure and enlists the help of Pete to find and bring him back.

The two set off on a wild adventure, encountering various obstacles and mishaps along the way. One of the highlights of the film is a scene where Jerry Lewis impersonates a traffic cop, causing mayhem on a busy street as he directs traffic.

Meanwhile, back at the circus, chaos ensues as a group of escaped animals wreak havoc on the grounds. The circus employees band together to capture the animals, resulting in a series of comedic moments.

Eventually, Billy and Pete are reunited and return to the circus in time for the grand finale. In a spectacular display, the performers showcase their skills and put on a showstopping performance that leaves the audience cheering.

Three Ring Circus is a lighthearted, family-friendly film that showcases the talents of the legendary comedic duo, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. While the plot may be somewhat predictable, the film is filled with charming performances and humorous moments that are sure to entertain audiences of all ages. The circus setting adds an element of adventure and excitement to the film, making it a fun and enjoyable watch.

Three Ring Circus is a 1954 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 44 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8.

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    5.8  (866)