Now Streaming on Hoopla

Now Streaming

Watch Now

The First of May (1999)

G 03/20/1999 (US) DramaFamily 1h 51m

An unwanted boy and a forgotten old lady find running away to join the circus is really coming home.


Cory (Dan Byrd) is a foster child nobody wants. Carlotta (Academy Award-nominee Julie Harris) is an elderly woman the world has forgotten. Together, they find friendship and family when they join a traveling circus. Also features Mickey Rooney and Joe DiMaggio, in his last screen appearance.

  1. Paul Sirmons


  2. Gail Radley


  3. Gary Rogers


Top Billed Cast

  1. Dan Byrd

    Dan Byrd

    Cory Wainwright

  2. Julie Harris

    Julie Harris


  3. Mickey Rooney

    Mickey Rooney

    Boss Ed

  4. Charles Nelson Reilly

    Charles Nelson Reilly


  5. Tom Nowicki

    Tom Nowicki

    Dan Kepperman

  6. Robin O'Dell

    Michelle Kepperman

  7. Gerard Christopher

    Gerard Christopher


  8. Mikki Scanlon

    Loralie Cugino

  9. View More

Full Cast & Crew

The First of May

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $2,500,000.00

Revenue -


Content Score


Pump it up! We're close now.

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

Login to report an issue

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.


s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page