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  • Description

    Olympia, London. Pathe attends a pre view of Bertram mills circus at Olympia which was attended by 6,000 children.

    MS LS the opening parade of the circus. Animals Clowns and artistes walk across the ring.

    CU a small girl looking rather solemn applauding.

    MS Richard Julian with his performing monkey and dogs take the arena. The monkey gives a display of acrobatic hurdling.

    CU cut in of a small boy laughing. MS Boys in the ringside seats rocking with laughter.

    MS the Whitedevil trapeze artistes whirling round just beneath the roof of the "Big Top".

    MS the brickbats trio in comic and acrobatic action on a trampoline.

    CU Cut in shot of a small girl laughing heartily. VS of clowns. CU of laughter.

    MS the sea lions performing.

    CU cut ins of boys munching sandwiches , eyes glued all the while to the ring.

    MS the crazy car turn with clowns.

    CU more good shots of laughing children.

    CU the elephants performing.

    CU a mother with a baby on her lap. LS elevated shot of a section of the audience.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    41501
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1199.41
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:06:00 / 01:50:30:00
    Canister:
    47/102
    Sort Number:
    47/102
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    bertram mills circus Bertram Mills Circus circus circus Circus NEW TRAIN CLIPS Circus resources Bertram Mills Circus Big Top Circus on film
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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