• Short Summary

    Animals are being trained for Betram Mills circus.

  • Description

    Ascot, Berkshire. Animals from Bertram Mills Circus are put through their paces before the start of the season.

    People riding horses in training ring. Man training horse to do trick. Man feeding row of horses in stable. CU horse. Various shots of zebras in circus training ring. Costumes for the Circus performers are check and minor repairs are made by seamstresses and wardrobe mistress. The ringmaster tries on his top hat. An elephant balances on a series of posts. Elephant lifts up foot. Four elephants crawl across floor. Elephants do other tricks. Harness room with lots of tackle for horses. TV of horses and zebras running round in circles in the ring.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene "A")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    50.20
    Media URN:
    27827
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:23:00 / 01:51:48:00
    Canister:
    52/101

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