• Short Summary

    Baby born to two circus performers is baptised in ring of Billy Smart's circus. Clapham.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Circus baptism.

    Billy Smart's Circus, Clapham, London.

    M/S circus performers in ring in front of vicar, Canon Ockwell of Balham. C/U mother Ingrid Wilson, star of the high wire, and baby Giselle. C/U's elephant watching and camel. L/S of the group. M/S clown stood next to mother. M/S horse. M/S as vicar takes Giselle. M/S children and ponies. M/S as baby Giselle is baptised. M/S Ingrid and the baby's father who is rodeo rider Billy Wilson. M/S Billy Smart, who is the baby's great grandfather, holding her. M/S circus group.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1826.04
    Media URN:
    55684
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:45:00 / 01:05:37:00
    Canister:
    65/92

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