• Short Summary

    Bertram Mills circus performs in London's Olympia.

  • Description

    Olympia, London.

    LV. Pan, the Schumanns circling the ring with their horses during performance of Bertram Mills Circus in London's Olympia, & SV. LV. Pan, the group circle the ring. GV. As they leave the ring. The leader fires his bow and arrow and the lights go out. LV. Crowd applauding.

    GV. Danion's sea lions in the ring balancing various articles. SV. One of the sea lions balancing top hat on its brim. CU. Small girl eating candy floss. CU. The sea lion balancing top hat. CU. Small boy. LV. One of the sea lions balancing a ball, goes up the ladder and starts to go across a rope, & LV. SV. As the sea lion reaches the other side and goes down the ladder. CU. The sea lion in the ring still balancing the ball. CU. Small boy.

    GV. 'The Johns', one of the men on a ladder and the other bouncing on the trampoline. SV. The man bouncing on the trampoline. CU. Small girl. GV. Man on the ladder swinging the other man, he lets him go and the other man bounces a couple of times and them bounces up and hangs onto the side of the ladder. LV. Crowds.

    GV. Man balancing on ladder. He is handed tray with drinks on it. SV. He takes the tray then somersaults backwards and lands without spilling drinks. SV. Audience applauding.

    CU. Pan, one of the 'Rupperts Bears' gets onto a ball and starts rolling along the ring. SV. As the bear rolls around the ring. CU. Small girl looking on. GV. Two bears, one riding motorbike, on a swing. CU. Bear riding motorbike on a swing as it goes around. CU. Mother and child watching. LV. Pan, bear going around ring on a very tall bicycle. SV. Crowd. GV. Four bears riding in and on a car around the ring. They drive out of the ring.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:26:00 / 01:05:55:00

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