Circus Comes To New York 1964

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
This video has no sound
  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    New York City, United States of America / USA

    GV Inside large arena of the three ring circus with trapeze acts in progress. MS Audience applaud. CU A clown talking. LS A ringmaster makes llamas and zebras canter around one ring, pan to central ring where a performing elephant with one foot on a central platform circles around it. MS Audience reaction. High shot, two ponies draw a float with "Uncle Sam" on it, a tribute to the New York World Fair. LS and MS Royal Bengal tigers jump through hoops. CU Two children eating candyfloss. LS A high wire and trapeze act. LS A female juggler being lowered on a wire from the big top.

    Note: Date on original record: 20/03/1964.

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:52:00 / 01:17:11:00
    UN 3876 G
    Sort Number:
    UN 3876 G
  • Appears in...

    Entertainment & Humour
  • Stills

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
On 18 September 2014 Scotland goes to the polls to vote on independence. To mark this and in celebration of all things Scottish, British Pathé has created Scotland: The Heritage Collection.
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
With just days to go before Scotland makes their big decision, Pathe looks at the best of Scotland.

Related Videos

Here We Are Again!

Here We Are Again!

A circus brings entertainment to sick children in a New York Hospital.

Cheering Tiny Patients

Cheering Tiny Patients

The performers of the Ringlings and the Barnum and Bailey circuses entertain children at the Belle Vue hospital.

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 14

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 14

Luxurious caravans for expedition, science students at work, Chinese fishermen, American counterfeit money and a circus school.

New York Circus Aka Circus Comes To The City  Dublin Issue

New York Circus Aka Circus Comes To The City Dublin Issue

A look at acrobats and performing animals at circus, with Stars and Stripe finale.

The Circus Comes To Town

The Circus Comes To Town

The circus arrives at Madison Square Garden. New York, America.

Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

Colour item showing Christmas lights in Montreal, Dublin, London, Brussels and New York.

Circus Comes To New York

Circus Comes To New York

Good shots, animals parade through streets and some of the acts including tiger on horseback.

Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.