The Side Show of Life

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The Side Show of Life is a 1924 American silent drama film produced by Famous Players–Lasky, directed by Herbert Brenon and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film is based on the 1920 novel The Mountebank by William J. Locke, which had been turned into a play by Ernest Denny.

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The Side Show of Life
1924 film poster, likenesses of Ernest Torrence and Anna Q. Nilsson
Directed byHerbert Brenon
Screenplay byScenarios:
Willis Goldbeck
Julie Herne
Based onThe Mountebank (novel)
by William J. Locke
The Mountebank (play)
by Ernest Denny
Produced byHerbert Brenon
Jesse L. Lasky
Adolph Zukor
StarringErnest Torrence
Neil Hamilton
CinematographyJames Wong Howe
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release dates
  • July 21, 1924 (1924-07-21) (New York City)
  • September 1, 1924 (1924-09-01) (Nationwide)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)