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About The Smallest Show on Earth (Big Time Operators)

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Not rated
Year Released:
1957
Format:
35mm
Genres:
Comedy
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In this gentle, Ealing-inspired British comedy, a young couple inherits a debt-ridden old movie theater— appropriately nicknamed “The Flea Pit”—and tries to revitalize it with three eccentric senior citizens who work there (Peter Sellers, Margaret Rutherford, and Bernard Miles). In addition to their outdated staff, the building and projection equipment are also remnants of the silent era, needing attention and repair. The film is a nostalgic look at British cinemagoing in the mid-1950s as small neighborhood cinemas fought the losing battle with television and their bigger competitors.

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