Behind-the-scenes at Bertram Mills circus, horses in training, elephant washed, lions in cage.
NOTE: this story is also catalogued under film ID 2668.08.
CU Five white horses cantering round the ring in training at Bertram Mills Circus at Ascot. LS Harness room, men taking down saddles. (2 shots). LS Four lines of horses training in the ring with riders. MS Spectator watching the training. MS Horses and riders lined up and being instructed by John Gindle, circus trainer. CU John Gindle. LS A white horse pushing John Gindle across the ring at a trot with its head.
MS Circus women in costume in their dressing room. CU Ringmaster in top hat. LS Elephant keepers scrubbing elephant. LS Several lions in their travelling cage, the shutters going on. CU Tiger behind bars.
Note: Date on original dope sheet reads: 25/11/1954.