"Man on a Tightrope" quotes

Man on a Tightrope poster
A Czech circus owner/clown and his entire troupe employ a daring stratagem in order to escape en masse from behind the iron curtain.

Director: Elia Kazan
Writer: Robert E. Sherwood, Neil Paterson
Production: N/A
Genre: drama, thriller
Year: 1953
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.2
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 29 Jun 1953
Awards: 1 win

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Cast

Karel Cernik - Fredric March
Tereza Cernik - Terry Moore
Zama Cernik - Gloria Grahame
Joe Vosdek - Cameron Mitchell
Barovic - Robert Beatty
Krofta - Richard Boone
Konradin - Pat Henning
Jaremir - Paul Hartman
The Chief - John Dehner
Secret Police Captain - Peter Beauvais
Mme. Cernik - Mme. Brumbach
Captain - Willy Castello
Police Agent - Gert Fröbe
Kalka - Hansi
The Sergeant - Philip Kenneally
Konradine - Edelweiß Malchin
Checkpoint Soldier - Fess Parker
Mrs. Jaromir - Margarete Slezak
Police Agent - Rolf von Nauckhoff
Duchess - Dorothea Wieck