The movie follows the rise and fall of a con man—a story that begins and ends at a seedy travelling carnival. Stanton Carlisle (Tyrone Power) joins the carnival, working with "Mademoiselle Zeena" (Joan Blondell) and her alcoholic husband, Pete (Ian Keith).

  1. Edmund Goulding


  2. William Lindsay Gresham


  3. Jules Furthman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tyrone Power

    Tyrone Power

    Stanton 'Stan' Carlisle

  2. Joan Blondell

    Joan Blondell

    Zeena Krumbein

  3. Coleen Gray

    Coleen Gray


  4. Helen Walker

    Helen Walker

    Lilith Ritter

  5. Taylor Holmes

    Taylor Holmes

    Ezra Grindle

Full Cast & Crew

Nightmare Alley
Nightmare Alley



Status Released

Release Information

  • October 9, 1947


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget -

Revenue -



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