• Short Summary

    Drama as one of the Metelrich brothers is injured during their high wire cycle act. London.

  • Description

    Aerial cyclists - Miguel, Sebastian and Rafael Metelrich.

    Battersea Park, London.

    L/S of the three brothers doing their act. M/S of one pedalling across tightrope, camera pans down to the other two hanging from wires on the bike. M/S boy watching. M/S as they hang by their legs from the wires. M/S of the two on the wires, one is hanging by his teeth. M/S of one of the men lying on the ground, having fallen off. M/S of the other two left hanging on the wire. MS First Aid men round fallen acrobat. Camera pans up as escape ladder is pushed up. M/S bicycle and acrobat turn in a somersault and rescuers catch him. C/U taking the injured brother away on a stretcher.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1387.02
    Media URN:
    45334
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:00:00 / 01:09:50:00
    Canister:
    NP 417

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