• Short Summary

    The performers of the Ringlings and the Barnum and Bailey circuses entertain children at the Belle Vue hospital.

  • Description

    Belle Vue Hospital, New York, United States of America (USA).

    Title card reads: "Cheering tiny patients - Circus thrills at Belle Vue Hospital, New York".

    The circus shows of the Ringlings and Barnum and Bailey at the Belle vue Hospital.

    WS. Horses prancing around the ring. WS. Pan down from the hospital to see elephant. LS. The elephant keeper passing the elephant's trunk for children to examine.

    LS. Children watching. MS. clown holding a pig. CU Pig feeding from a bottle. MS. children. WS. Elephants forming a group with four elephants with their front hooves on the back of another elephant. WS. Group of children. LS. Knife throwing act. MS. child. LS. Pantomime horse and clown. MS. Small boy applauding.

    WS. Clown dressed as Chaplin's tramp and Pantomime horse the horse sits on the clown. LS. Children. CU. Girls. WS. group of clowns on climbing into a gun. WS. Clown being fired out of the gun. Then running with fire coming from the back of his trousers another clown puts out the flames with bucket of water.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:22:00 / 01:27:14:00

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