Taking A Lion For A Ride! 1934

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Titles read: "Taking a Lion for a Ride!".

Location of events unknown.

Various shots of a lion being taken for a ride around a wall of death; the lion is perched on the side of the car, driven by a man. A small crowd of people watch the spectacle from the viewing area above. Commentator...

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Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
38510
Sort Number:
PT 238
Time in/Out:
01:17:21:00 / 01:18:28:00
Canister:
PT 238
Film ID:
1106.09
Issue Date:
15/10/1934

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  • The man seen driving the car is "Fearless Egbert", of a troupe called "Collins Famous Death Riders".

    There are a couple of photos of them on this page here. ....

    http://theselvedgeyard.wordpre
    ss.com/2009/12/05/the-wall-of-de
    ath-daredevils-lions-riders-fairs-o
    h-my/

    Although the lion isn't named on that page, another source says that his name was "Monarch".....

    www.motographite.com/2012/04/k
    ings-vertical-run.html

    jamied 28th May 2012

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