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When P. T. Barnum was fifteen, he became head of his father’s household, which included ten children and his own mother, who was his hardworking father’s 2 nd wife. THE GREATEST SHOWMAN. The Greatest Showman is a 2017 American musical biographical drama film directed by Michael Gracey in his directorial debut, written by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon and starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya. In 1872, he partner with Philadelphian James E, Cooper to form Cooper and Bailey's Circus, and toured the United States, Java, New Zealand and South America.

Along with Phineas T. Barnum, he helped found Barnum and Bailey Circus, which became known as The Greatest Show On Earth.

1881-03-18 Barnum & Bailey Circus, travelling as "The Greatest Show on Earth", debuts at (Madison Square Garde, New York City, would last 146 years before closing in 2017; 1881-03-28 "Greatest Show On Earth" formed by P. T. Barnum and James Anthony Bailey; 1907-10-22 Ringling Brothers Greatest Show on Earth buys Barnum & Bailey circus Barnum surrounded by his circus performers.

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Barnum to create "The Greatest Show On Earth". The Greatest Showman is a musical drama film loosely based on the story of American showman P.T.

Surprisingly, this film did not portray James Anthony Bailey who was a co-founder Of Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus although he had a major impact on the circus and would later go on, with P.T. Circus Showman. Tag: James Anthony Bailey THE GREATEST SHOWMAN.

Initially, Bailey’s circus was Barnum’s primary competition.

Events in the Life of James Anthony Bailey. Hugh Jackman as P.T. THE GREATEST SHOWMAN. Surprisingly, this film did not portray James Anthony Bailey who was a co-founder Of Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus although he had a major impact on the circus and would later go on, with P.T. Although Barnum and Bailey have become synonymous with the circus, James A. Bailey’s name was not mentioned in the movie.

When P. T. Barnum was fifteen, he became head of his father’s household, which included ten children and his own mother, who was his hardworking father’s 2 nd wife. Barnum to create "The Greatest Show On Earth". James Anthony Bailey. However, the character Phillip Carlyle has some similarities to Bailey. Film review by Marlene Ardoin.

Bailey traveled with another circus as a boy and partnered with the Great International Circus in 1872. However, the character Phillip Carlyle has some similarities to Bailey. Barnum, founder of the circus that became the famous travelling Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus..