Barnum & Ringling, Inc.

Barnum & Ringling, Inc. is a 1928 Our Gang short silent comedy film directed by Robert F. McGowan.[2] It was the 74th Our Gang short that was released and the first to have a synchronized musical and sound-effects track.[3] The short's title is a tongue-in-cheek reference to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, which closed 89 years after the short was released.

Barnum & Ringling, Inc.
Directed byRobert F. McGowan
Produced byRobert F. McGowan
Hal Roach
Written byH. M. Walker
CinematographyArt Lloyd
Edited byRichard C. Currier
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • April 7, 1928 (1928-04-07)
Running time
17' 51"[1]
CountryUnited States
English intertitles


The Gang

Additional cast

See also


  1. The Lucky Corner
  2. "Silent Era: Barnum & Ringling, Inc". silentera. Retrieved September 14, 2008.
  3. "New York Times: Barnum & Ringling, Inc". NY Times. Retrieved September 14, 2008.
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