The Lure of the Circus
Lure of the Circus poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed byJ. P. McGowan
Written byHope Loring
William E. Wing
StarringEddie Polo
Eileen Sedgwick
Distributed byUniversal Film Manufacturing Co.
Release date
  • November 18, 1918 (1918-11-18)
Running time
18 episodes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The Lure of the Circus is a 1918 American adventure film serial directed by J. P. McGowan for Universal.[1]


Chapter Titles

  1. The Big Tent
  2. The Giant's Leap
  3. Beaten Back
  4. The Message On The Cuff
  5. The Lip Reader
  6. The Aerial Disaster
  7. The Charge of The Elephant
  8. The Human Ladder
  9. The Flying Loop
  10. A Shot For Life
  11. The Dagger
  12. A Strange Escape
  13. A Plunge For Life
  14. Flames
  15. The Stolen Record
  16. The Knockout
  17. A Race With Time
  18. The Last Trick

See also


  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: Lure of the Circus". Silent Era. Retrieved December 21, 2009.