Monica Rivers, is the owner and ringmaster of a traveling circus and who'll stop at nothing to draw bigger audiences. When a series of mysterious murders begins to occur and some of her performers die gruesomely, her profits soar. She hires high-wire walker Frank Hawkins, impressed by the handsome and muscular young man. They begin an affair which arouses her previous lover Durando's jealousy. When Durando is found dead shortly afterward, the other performers begin to take alarm, as a mysterious killer is obviously loose in their midst. Many suspect Monica herself of the killings, especially Matilda, who has set her sights on Monica's new lover. At this point, Monica's unruly, sixteen-year-old daughter Angela, is expelled from school for being incorrigible and Monica is forced to take her into the circus, allowing her to become the partner of knife-thrower Gustavo. Meanwhile, the dead bodies continue to pile up...

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  1. Aben Kandel

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Herman Cohen

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Jim O'Connolly


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  1. Joan Crawford

    Joan Crawford

    Monica Rivers

  2. Ty Hardin

    Ty Hardin

    Frank Hawkins

  3. Diana Dors

    Diana Dors


  4. Michael Gough

    Michael Gough

    Albert Dorando

  5. Judy Geeson

    Judy Geeson

    Angela Rivers

  6. Robert Hardy

    Robert Hardy

    Detective Supt. Brooks

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • December 6, 1967



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