IA Photo of the Week: Voyage and Big Circus

We’ve been collecting Irwin Allen related photos for many years, so stay tuned here to see some of our favorites. Some are rare, some not so much, but maybe its new to you, so enjoy.

Let’s begin with Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, then on to one of my favorite movies, Big Circus!

Now here’s the lovely Kathryn Grant with Gilbert Roland from Big Circus.

Thanks to Warner Archive you can now buy Big Circus at a reasonable price. If you’ve never seen it, then it’s a must!

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Legendary producer/writer Irwin Allen (“The Poseidon Adventure,” “The Towering Inferno”) expertly captures the spectacle of the big top, with help from an all-star cast including screen legend Vincent Price as the ringmaster and Peter Lorre  as a circus clown. A circus owner (Victor Mature ) is on the verge of bankruptcy when his corrupt ex-partners attempt to drive him out of business. When an accountant (Oscar-winner Red Buttons is sent to examine the workings of the circus before a loan can be given, accidents and saboteurs plague the circus.


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