• Short Summary

    Chinese girls perform acrobatic stunts at Billy Smarts Circus in Chelmsford, Essex.

  • Description

    Chelmsford, Essex.

    M/S of Chinese acrobat Sway Cheng having her hair groomed by Cheng Der Sie (her husband). M/Ss of Cheng with another Chinese girl called Erna Chong. They attach hooks to large hoops in their hair. The hooks are suspended from a circus arena. Various shots of the girls swinging backwards and forwards in the air performing several twists and turns.

    Cataloguer's note: The act is part of Billy Smart's Circus.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1301.11
    Media URN:
    43154
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:48:00 / 01:17:39:00
    Canister:
    NP 352

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