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The Greatest Showman serves up a PT Barnum smaller than life

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Hugh Jackman (centre) plays huckster and circus founder PT Barnum in the musical The Greatest Showman.

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EARLY in The Greatest Showman, PT Barnum, played with gung-ho sincerity by Hugh Jackman, says he has long served up hokum but now wants to do more for his audience: "Just once I'd like to give them something real." What fun is that?

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