The Greatest Show on Earth- -
To ensure a full profitable season, circus manager Brad Braden engages The Great Sebastian, though this moves his girlfriend Holly from her hard-won center trapeze spot. Holly and Sebastian begin a dangerous one-upmanship duel in the ring, while he pursues her on the ground.
Academy Award Nominations and Wins
COSTUME DESIGN (Color) — Edith Head, Dorothy Jeakins, Miles White
DIRECTING — Cecil B. DeMille
FILM EDITING — Anne Bauchens
BEST MOTION PICTURE — Cecil B. DeMille, Producer – WON
WRITING (Motion Picture Story) — Fredric M. Frank, Theodore St. John, Frank Cavett – WON