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    "Meet a lady friend of ours who's been "walking the wire" from childhood -" M/S of a woman high wire artist walking the wire holding a parasol. She sits on the wire and there is a dissolve into a C/U. She wears a fancy frock with a fur trim and a sparkly head dress.

    C/U of the woman with the parasol behind her. She rests her chin on her hand and looks coy. She then stands up and does a strange half running movement across the wire - pretty fast! She then spins around and around, still on the wire. We see her perform in slow motion. She bounces on the wire and does high kicks.

    "All a question of delicate equilibrium - you just mustn't fall and break your contract - " She dances across the tightrope, looks like she might fall but doesn't.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 482.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:03:00 / 01:16:08:00
    EP 194
    Sort Number:
    EP 194
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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