Three Maxims
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Directed byHerbert Wilcox
Written byNicolas Farkas
Anthony Kimmins
Herman J. Mankiewicz
Austin Melford
E.G. Valentine
Produced byHerbert Wilcox
StarringAnna Neagle
Tullio Carminati
Leslie Banks
Arthur Finn
CinematographyJan Stallich
Freddie Young
Music byGeraldo
Distributed byGeneral Film Distributors
Release date
June 1936
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Three Maxims is a 1936 British drama film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Anna Neagle, Tullio Carminati and Leslie Banks. It was released in the United States under the alternative title The Show Goes On.[1] Separate French and German language versions were filmed 1935 in Paris.[2] The film's sets were designed by Wilcox's regular art director Lawrence P. Williams.


A love triangle causes major disruption to the harmony of a trapeze act.


Other film versions


  1. ^ "The Three Maxims (1937) - Herbert Wilcox | Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related | AllMovie".
  2. ^ "The Three Maxims (1936)". BFI. Archived from the original on 14 January 2009. Retrieved 11 September 2015.