• Short Summary

    A circus big top is put up in record time, thanks to speeded-up footage.

  • Description

    Titles read: "BIG TOP TIME!"

    New South Wales, Australia.

    M/S of two men putting up a poster for the Grand Gala Opening of a circus. Fast motion footage shows men putting up the big top circus tent - it looks quite funny. The seats are put in place, and elephants are seen eating and swaying about in speeded-up footage - commentator says "This new swing music has got into their blood".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1172.11
    Media URN:
    40440
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:15:00 / 01:22:09:00
    Canister:
    PT 430

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