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  • Description

    The circus comes to town in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Various shots of men laying out large circus tent. M/Ss and L/Ss of men pulling on rope to raise large tent up pole. M/Ss of man walking on stilts. They oversee the the proceedings. Several more shots of the tent being erected. M/Ss of numerous people inside tent pulling rope. L/Ss and M/Ss of 'quater poles' being put into place. Various shots of the animals arriving at station which includes a camel and elephants. Very good M/S of elephant climbing out of carriage. Road sign reads : 'DIVERSION AHEAD' as elephants walk through streets.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    34613
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1293.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:20:00 / 01:03:04:00
    Canister:
    NP 361
    Sort Number:
    NP 361
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    circus MovingtheGoods MovingtheGoods
  • Stills

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

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