King of the Circus

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King of the Circus
King of the Circus FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by J. P. McGowan
Written by Anthony Coldeway
Starring Eddie Polo
Corrine Porter
Distributed by Universal Film Manufacturing Co.
Release date
  • November 22, 1920 (1920-11-22)
Running time
18 episodes
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

King of the Circus is a 1920 American action film serial directed by J. P. McGowan. The film is considered to be lost.[1]


  • Eddie Polo as Eddie King
  • Corrine Porter as Helen Howard
  • Kittoria Beveridge as Mary Warren
  • Harry Madison as James Gray
  • Charles Fortune as John Winters
  • J. P. McGowan
  • J.J. Bryson
  • Dorothy Hagan
  • Viola Tasma
  • Tom London (as Leonard Clapham)
  • Jay Marchant
  • Frank Shaw
  • Bruce Randall
  • Jack Newton

Chapter titles[edit]

Lobby card
  1. Bloody Money
  2. The Mushroom Bullet
  3. Stolen Evidence
  4. Facing Death
  5. The Black Wallet
  6. The Lion's Claws
  7. Over the City
  8. Treachery
  9. Dynamite
  10. The Mystic Power (aka The Mystic's Power)
  11. Man and Beast
  12. Deep Waters
  13. A Fight for Life
  14. Out of the Clouds
  15. The Woman in Black
  16. The Cradle of Death
  17. The Final Reckoning
  18. The Lost Heritage

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: King of the Circus". Silent Era. Retrieved February 10, 2010. 

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