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FREAKS (1932)

FREAKS <span>(1932)</span> artwork

FREAKS (1932)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 58

Release dates 12/06/2015, 24/08/2001, 01/04/1999

BBFCInsight moderate horror

Genre(s) Horror, Drama

Director(s) Tod Browning

Cast includes Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Roscoe Ates, Henry Victor, Harry Earles, Daisy Earles, Rose Dione, Daisy Hilton, Violet Hilton, Schlitze, Josephine Joseph, Johnny Eck, Frances O'Connor, Peter Robinson, Olga Roderick, Koo Koo, Randion, Martha Morris, Zip

Summary FREAKS is a 1932 US horror drama about sideshow performers.

Rejects Some versions of this work have been rejected. Details of each rejected version can be found under "Related works".

BBFCinsight publication date 02/06/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

FREAKS is a 1932 US horror drama about sideshow performers.

Threat

In one scene, a woman is surrounded by a gang of people wielding weapons. No explicit violence is shown, although it is subsequently implied that she has been mutilated by the gang. A man has a knife thrown into his chest and it is implied he is then attacked, although explicit details are not shown.

Details

Title
FREAKS
Also known as
FORBIDDEN LOVETHE MONSTER SHOWNATURE'S MISTAKES
Year
1932
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Warner Home Video Ltd,Visionary,Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,Hollywood Classics,BFI (Collections),Antony Balch,Adelphi Films Ltd
Classified date(s)
07/04/2015
Rejected date(s)
12/03/1952
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF059789

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