Trapeze (DVD)

Directed by Carol Reed

Release Year: 1956
Running Time: 106
UPC: 7 38329 21742 6
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Drama, Romance
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Cast
Burt Lancaster
Tony Curtis
Gina Lollobrigida
Katy Jurado
Thomas Gomez
Minor Watson

Crew
Directed by Carol Reed

Screen icons Burt Lancaster (Elmer Gantry), Tony Curtis (The Vikings) and Gina Lollobrigida (Woman of Straw) form a troubled love triangle in the realistic, suspenseful film shot in the actual Cirque d’Hiver in Paris. Young American acrobat Tino Orsini (Curtis) is an aspiring trapeze artist who comes to Paris in search of Mike Ribble (Lancaster), a former aerialist who has retired after injuring himself attempting a triple somersault. Mike agrees to teach Tino the triple after circus performer Rosa O’Flynn (Katy Jurado, One-Eyed Jacks) convinces him to stop feeling sorry for himself and try to recapture some of the fame that eluded him. But when two men both fall in love with the beautiful Lola (Lollobrigida) – who uses them both to further her own ambitions – the triangle threatens the dreams of them all. Trapeze, directed by the great Carol Reed (The Third Man, The Fallen Idol) is highlighted by great performances and high drama, and all the actors performed most of their own stunts (Lancaster had previously been an acrobat in real life). Two of the film’s best features are the terrific Scope photography by Robert Krasker (El Cid, Brief Encounter) and the hauntingly beautiful score by Malcolm Arnold (The Bridge on the River Kwai). The wonderful Thomas Gomez (Key Largo) co-stars in this classic romantic drama.


DVD Extras Include:

Audio Commentary by Film Historian Kat Ellinger

Original Theatrical Trailer


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