Juggling in Movies

Spartacus (1960)

[Stanley Kubrick film; Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons]

The slave Spartacus survives brutal training as a gladiator and leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic, as the ambitious Crassus seeks to gain power by crushing the uprising.

At 1:23:14, Spartacus (Kirk Douglas) meets Antoninus (Tony Curtis) and had this exchange:

S: And, what work did you do?
A: Singer of songs.
S: Singer of songs? But, what work did you do?
A: Well, that's my work. I also juggle.
S: Juggle? What else do you do?
A: I can do feats of magic.
S: Magic? Maybe he can make the Romans disappear.
Although Tony Curtis could juggle a bit, he never does so in this movie.

Credited as jugglers were the Johnson Brothers, Duke Johnson and Harry Johnson.

The entire movie may be seen here.

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