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Behind Spielberg’s “The Fabelmans”


Wednesday, December 14, 2022 | 7:15pm

Little Theatre 1 (240 East Ave.)
Doors at 6:45pm

In Spielberg’s The Fabelmans, a young Sammy Fabelman is taken to the movies by his parents to see a fun circus film: The Greatest Show on Earth. However, the Cecil B. DeMille film sparks fear and then an obsession in the young filmmaker-to-be.

Whether a long-held favorite, or your first time experiencing it, join The Little for a screening of the film that initially sparked Spielberg’s imagination, from one of the greatest filmmakers who ever lived!

Synopsis: The Greatest Show on Earth is a dazzling spectacle of life behind the scenes with Ringling Bros.-Barnum and Bailey Circus, the best three-ring circus in the land. Celebrates the extravagant three-ring circus and depicts the passionate scenes of love and jealousy behind the greatest show on Earth.

2 hr 32 mins | Romance/Drama | 1952 | USA | English
Not Rated

Directed by Cecil B. DeMille