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    Item title reads - Now Pathetone has pleasure in presenting those two young prodigies of the rope and whip Rex and Pamela. Location unknown.

    M/S of Rex in a cowboy outfit swinging a lasso over his head and around his body, he also tap dances while he does this. M/S of Pamela stood behind him, she picks up two whips then hands them to Rex. M/S as he cracks the whips to 'Pop Goes the Weasel'. Pamela holds out a stick and he cracks it out of her hand then does the same to one in her mouth. Slow motion M/S's as he cracks the whip and breaks the stick in Pamela's mouth.

    M/S as he blindfolds himself while Pamela holds two lighted tapers out to the side and has another one in her mouth. He puts them out with the whip then takes the blindfold off. Pamela sits on a chair and he does the same again. M/S as he spins two lassos at once, she holds up another rope and he makes a big lasso, she walks underneath and spins a smaller one.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:42:00 / 01:10:12:00
    PT 305
    Sort Number:
    PT 305
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