Circus Moments 1929

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    No title. Interior of a circus tent. Performing horses trot around the ring.

    Shot of the crowd - it is a large tent with a band on a balcony. The horses perform various routines. Some small ponies run around the ring with flags of different nations on their backs. M/S of a section of the audience - lots of children and women in cloche hats. Horses are made to stand up on their hind legs. M/S of audience applauding.

    An acrobatic troupe perform. A man swings on a bar. Another acrobat balances at the top of a pole swinging a lasso. The pole is balanced on another man's shoulder. A young boy plays a xylophone at the top of the pole. Acrobats do a dance with long ribbons on sticks. Low angle shot of trapeze artists performing a routine. Various shots of them swinging around.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 613.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/12/1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    15201
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    894.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:57:00 / 01:40:00:00
    Canister:
    EP 142
    Sort Number:
    EP 142
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