Billy Smart's circus gala for underprivileged kids on Clapham Common.
No title. Circus performance for underprivileged kids - gala performance of Billy Smart's circus on Clapham Common, London.
C/U clown. L/S big top. C/U balloons. M/S actor? Jimmy Handley on an elephant. C/U pan ditto. M/S disc jockey David Jacobs on horseback.
C/U spotlight. M/S circus performers parading around the ring. C/U bull with large horns. M/S kids in audience. L/S elephants in the ring. C/U ditto. C/U small girl watching. L/S showgirls riding elephants. C/U small girls clapping. Two elephants performing trick - one lays down and the other climbs over him. L/S kids clapping. Various shots girl in wheelchair - Mary Ann - in the ring. She is presented with a caged bird she won in a raffle.
C/U panther in cage. Panning shot wild cat trainer carrying leopard on his shoulders. C/U girl watching. The trainer makes the panther jump through very small hoop. Panther jumps over trainer's head. C/U small girl in audience. Trainer lays on ground, leopards and panthers lay across him.
Performance is for poor and disabled children.