• Short Summary

    A publicity stunt involves a woman dangling from an airship and doing acrobatics.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Balloon-atics - Meet a charming lady who swings high, as well as low, when she rises into the sky for a spot of acrobatics. (And it needs some nerve too)".

    Location of events unknown - probably United States of America.

    M/Ss of a female acrobat being hoisted high into the air by a huge air balloon or airship; she has her legs hooked through two gymnast rings (she also is attached to one of the airship ropes by a safety rope around her wrist). L/S shows her dangling beneath the balloon; on the side of which are the words 'Steel Pier' - this must be a publicity stunt.

    Several shots of the woman turning over and over on the rings and hanging from a rope by her teeth.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1088.08
    Media URN:
    37605
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:50:00 / 01:18:31:00
    Canister:
    PT 177

Comments (1)

  1. MelaniCarty says

    This is Tiny Kline, aka Helen Deutsch, famous aerialist, at the Steel Pier in Atlantic CIty, New Jersey, 1933.

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