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COMIC BOXING

Comic Boxing

Two clowns on stage wearing large gloves, performing a comic boxing act.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 322 - GIRL CLOWN

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 322 - Girl Clown (1960-1961)

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories featured in...

SMALL CIRCUS COMES TO ITALIAN VILLAGE

Small Circus Comes To Italian Village (1965)

Circus acts including lions performing.

CLOWN WITH SMALL CHILDREN

Clown With Small Children (1972)

Two clowns put on a clowning workshop for children during their school...

SHREWSBURY FLORAL FETE

Shrewsbury Floral Fete (1930)

Shots of circus performers at the Shrewsbury Flower Show - no shots of...

GRIFF THE BUBBLE KING

Griff The Bubble King (1931)

Griff the clown demonstrates his balancing skills with a small lamp.

CLOWN VISITS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AT VIENNA aka CLOWNS VISIT

Clown Visits Children's Hospital At Vienna AKA Clowns Visit (1937)

Clowns performing comic...

CARNIVAL TIME HERALDS SPRING'S COMING

Carnival Time Heralds Spring's Coming (1930)

Some very inventive and impressive looking floats take...

GERMANY - CIRCUS TIME AGAIN!

Germany - Circus Time Again! (1952)

Strange circus acts from Germany.

BUSKERS issue title is PATHE PICTORIAL LOOKS AT OTHER PEOPLE'S PROBLEMS.

Buskers Issue Title Is Pathe Pictorial Looks At Other People's Problems. (1947)

Two Charlie...

FAIRGROUND issue title is PATHE PICTORIAL LOOKS AT HAPPINESS

Fairground Issue Title Is Pathe Pictorial Looks At Happiness (1947)

Clowns entertain children...

WHAT HAPPENED TO GROCK?

What Happened To Grock? (1951)

Private life of the greatest clown of his time, now in retirement.

Selected Originals - WHAT HAPPENED TO GROCK?

Selected Originals - What Happened To Grock? (1951)

Material related to newsreel story "What...

IDEAL PICK UP CAR

Ideal Pick Up Car (1946)

French clown Rhum drives miniature car around Paris.

GROCK: FRENCH CLOWN

Grock: French Clown (1947)

Grock world famous clown, gives his first public performance for 8 years.

FRANCE GOES GAY

France Goes Gay (1930-1939)

Carnival Fetes at Bordeaux and Binche, Belgium.

EVE BOSWELL

Eve Boswell (1957)

Collection of clowns is found in home of famous singer Eve Boswell.

COMIC CRICKETERS PART 1

Comic Cricketers Part 1 (1914-1918)

Clown cricket players.

HARRY TATE

Harry Tate (1914-1918)

Comedian Harry Tate in military uniform.

SPORTS GIRLS WAR

Sports Girls War (1910-1919)

Footage of sports day for women war workers.

HOSPITAL CUP FINAL

Hospital Cup Final (1910-1920)

London Hospital Rugby Cup Final in fancy dress.

BOBBY HALES aka THEATRICAL GARDEN PARTY

Bobby Hales AKA Theatrical Garden Party (1910-1919)

Performers on stage at Theatrical Garden Party,...

GROCK THE CLOWN

Grock The Clown (1947)

Grock, the world famous clown, gives his first public performance for 8 years.

HULA HOOP ELEPHANTS

Hula Hoop Elephants (1959)

Elephants show off their hula hoop skills at Billy Smart's Circus.

COCO THE CLOWN

Coco The Clown (1966)

Coco the clown applies his make-up and dons his gold suit to go and entertain the...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 600 - GOLF BALL MANUFACTURE, ANITA HARRIS and COCO THE...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 600 - Golf Ball Manufacture, Anita Harris And Coco The... (1966)

Cuts...

GIRL CLOWN

Girl Clown (1953)

Girl clown Rita Rohr puts on her makeup at Billy Smart's Circus.

CLOWNS CLUB

Clowns Club (1955)

Face make-up of clowns is recorded on eggshells to avoid duplications or copying.

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

Far From The Madding Crowd (1967)

Fantastic story peeks behind the scenes at the filming of 'the sheep...

THE BUBBLE MAN

The Bubble Man (1931)

Griff the clown performs tricks with bubbles.

GEORGE JACKLEY

George Jackley (1932)

The comedian George Jackley in his dressing room changing for his next comedy role.

THE BIG TOP

The Big Top (1946)

Bertram Mills Circus rehearsing for its performances in Windsor.

QUAINTEST OF ALL CARNIVALS AND OUT TAKES

Quaintest Of All Carnivals And Out Takes (1925)

Carnival clowns known as Gilles wear ornate costumes...

WHIT TUESDAY CARNIVAL

Whit Tuesday Carnival (1925)

Crowds turn out to watch the elaborate floats passing at the Whit Tuesday...

CIRCUS TREAT FOR THE KIDDIES

Circus Treat For The Kiddies (1944)

A look at the animals and people performing in a pre-war circus.

DANCING MYSTERIES

Dancing Mysteries (1933)

An eerie couple dance in a picture frame.

HELL DRIVERS

Hell Drivers (1968)

Canadian hell drivers doing dangerous motoring stunts in Germany.

WATER CIRCUS

Water Circus (1968)

The 'Indoor Swimming Pool Ducks' clown around at the Wiesbaden water circus. Germany.

RECO AND MAY

Reco And May (1951)

Reco and May entertain the crowds at Battersea Park, London.

SUPERB HORSEMANSHIP

Superb Horsemanship (1929)

Mounted Police put on display for spectators in Gunnersbury Park, London.

MINSTRELS

Minstrels (1947)

Clown in makeup - part of Cape own carnival.

SPORTS CARNIVAL

Sports Carnival (1917)

Footage of carnival.

KEN CLARK ANIMATION

Ken Clark Animation (1924)

Early animation material - Pathe are looking after this for animation expert...

CONVOY OF CARS

Convoy Of Cars (1921)

A convoy of cars and floats form part of fancy dress parade.

COMIC CRICKETERS PART 1

Comic Cricketers Part 1 (1914-1918)

Clown cricket players.

COMIC CRICKETERS PART 1

Comic Cricketers Part 1 (1914-1918)

Clown cricket players.

LONG NECK GIRLS aka LONG NECKED GIRLS issue title HOW QUAINT!

Long Neck Girls AKA Long Necked Girls Issue Title How Quaint! (1937)

Long necked Burmese girl...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 306 - HISTORIC TRANSPORT, BROTHERHOOD OF MAGICIANS and...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 306 - Historic Transport, Brotherhood Of Magicians And... (1960)

Out...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 664 - reel 3 of 3 - PRAGUE and CP 655 - CZECH SNOW...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 664 - Reel 3 Of 3 - Prague And Cp 655 - Czech Snow... (1967)

Out...

THEY DO LOVE A CARNIVAL!

They Do Love A Carnival! (1932)

Lots of strange costumes on show as people in Belgium enjoy a Summer...