Freaks (1932)

The love story of a siren, a giant, and a dwarf!

  • Genre: Drama, Horror
  • Release Date: 1932-02-12
  • User Rating: 7.8/10 from 450 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 4min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.

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  • Wallace Ford

    as Phroso
  • Leila Hyams

    as Venus
  • Olga Baclanova

    as Cleopatra
  • Roscoe Ates

    as Roscoe
  • Henry Victor

    as Hercules
  • Harry Earles

    as Hans
  • Daisy Earles

    as Frieda
  • Schlitzie

    as Schlitzie the Pinhead
  • Angelo Rossitto

    as Angelino
  • Jerry Austin

    as The Dwarf with the Knife
  • Daisy Hilton

    as Siamese Twin
  • Rose Dione

    as Madame Tetrallini
  • Violet Hilton

    as Siamese Twin
  • Johnny Eck

    as The Legless Man
  • Frances O'Connor

    as The Armless Woman
  • Josephine Joseph

    as The Half-Man Half-Woman
  • Olga Roderick

    as The Bearded Lady
  • Peter Robinson

    as The Human Skeleton
  • Prince Randian

    as Randian, the Human Torso
  • Koo Koo

    as Koo Koo the Bird Girl
  • Elvira Snow

    as Microcephalic Twin
  • Jenny Lee Snow

    as Microcephalic Twin
  • Martha Morris

    as Armless Woman Crawling at Pond, Under Wagon
Directing Tod Browning Director
Production Irving Thalberg Producer
Production Tod Browning Producer
Camera Merritt B. Gerstad Director of Photography
Editing Basil Wrangell Editor
Writing Clarence Aaron 'Tod' Robbins Story Consultant
Crew Charles MacArthur Additional Dialogue
Crew Al Boasberg Additional Dialogue
Crew Edgar Allan Woolf Additional Dialogue
Writing Willis Goldbeck Screenplay
Writing Leon Gordon Screenplay
Production Dwain Esper Producer
Production Harry Rapf Producer
Production Hildegarde Stadie Producer
Art Cedric Gibbons Art Direction
Art Merrill Pye Art Direction
Production Harry Sharrock Production Manager
Directing William Ryan Second Assistant Director
Directing Errol Taggart First Assistant Director
Sound G.A. Burns Sound Recordist
Sound Douglas Shearer Recording Supervision
Camera David S. Horsley Assistant Camera
Camera Oliver T. Marsh Additional Photography
Camera Paul Vogel Additional Photography
Directing Will Sheldon Script Supervisor