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  • Short Summary

    Blanc Djelmake celebrates 70th birthday by walking across Montmartre on tight rope.

  • Description

    Title reads: "70 Year - Old Blondin. Blanc Djelmake celebrates 70th birthday by walking across Montmartre on the tight rope".

    Paris, France.

    Low angled L/S of an elderly man walking across a high tight rope strung between the roofs of two houses. He uses a long pole to balance with. L/S of Djelmake on the tight rope, we see the full eight of the houses (several storeys high!) and the crowd of spectators below. There is no safety net. C/U of Djelmake smoking a cigar, he tips his hat towards the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    542.24
    Media URN:
    26041
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:36:00 / 01:54:27:00
    Canister:
    G 1319

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