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Sawdust and Tinsel (1953)
Sep. 14, 1953Sweden93 Min.Not Rated
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Watch Sawdust and Tinsel (1953) online for free on 123Movies. Gruff and aging Albert Johansson is the owner and operator of the Alberti, a fourth rate traveling circus in Sweden. Albert seemingly loves the traveling circus life, which was the reason he abandoned his first wife, Agda, and their then two infant sons, as she hated that life. However Albert laments not making any money – unlike what he believes his American counterparts are doing – an issue both in paying his employees and keeping the circus afloat. Albert is now married to Anne, the bareback rider of the circus. The next stop for the Alberti Circus is the town where Agda lives. Albert plans on visiting her and their now two adolescent sons, the three who he hasn’t seen in three years. This visit is against Anne’s wishes, she who believes he only wants to see Agda to return to his old family while abandoning Anne and the circus. Because of what she believes Albert is going to do, Anne takes action in the only way she knows how, which involves Sjuberg’s traveling theater troupe currently in the same town, and from which Albert borrowed costumes. Their stop shows both Albert and Anne how they feel about their current lot in life.
Original title Gycklarnas afton
IMDb Rating 7.7 4,959 votes
TMDb Rating 7.2 55 votes