• Short Summary

    Good footage of Bertram Mills Circus performing at Olympia in London.

  • Description

    Bertram Mills Circus comes to town. Olympia in London.

    L/S Coco walking in ring. M/S Coco's hair goes up and down and he waves. L/S The Stefanovs jumping on and off galloping horses. M/S Pan one rider somersaults while holding horses tail. M/S Assistants run into ring with flaming hoop. M/S One of the Stefanovs leaps through the flaming hoop. Various shots of the Cavedos acrobatic act. Several shots of the clowns performing.

    C/U Boy laughing. M/S Elephant in ring holds one leg up. L/S As the elephants balance on their hind legs. C/U Girl stands under elephants. L/S As elephants come down girls duck under back legs. C/U Girl watching. L/S Elephants walk round ring with girls on back. M/S ditto. C/U Elephants trunk holding elephants tail. C/U Ring attendants. L/S Pyramid of elephants with girls on top. C/U Girl on top. M/S Kids applaud. L/S Girl swings under elephants neck. M/S As she puts her leg into elephants mouth. L/S Girl swings from elephants mouth as it turns round. M/S Girl sitting in hoop in elephants mouth. C/U Ring master. M/S As the elephants start to go out ring. L/S As the elephants go out of the ring.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:28:00 / 01:42:35:00

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