Strong Man 1928

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    French story.

    Strongman performing various feats, tearing pack of playing cards in half, breaking glass bottle with his bare hands, laying on a bed of nails while four men stand on him. Includes C/U of nail marks in skin. The strongman wears a "gladiator" style leather skirt affair and gladiator style boots. It is quite a good act - especially when the men stand on the board on top of him. He has a female assistant - his mother perhaps?

    French intertitles.

    Note: I think that this is probably Saxon Brown - JH.

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    British Pathé
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    Mute
    Media URN:
    35265
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    754.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:39:00 / 01:30:57:00
    Canister:
    EP 008
    Sort Number:
    EP 008
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