Circus plaque unveiled to commemorate 200th Anniversary, London.
Circus Plaque unveiled. London.
LV Circus people walking along Embankment, (they belong to Billy Smart's). CU Circus people in their costumes. Pan to man leading horse. L/S of the horse being led with Houses of Parliament in background. Pan across to circus people walking along. LV Houses of Parliament. CU Circus personalities grouped round plaque. Pan to Toto the Clown standing by plaque. GV Toto unveils the plaque. CU The plaque, "This is the site of the first circus ring formed by Philip Asterly in 1769. From here the circus spread throughout the world. Presented by Billy Smart's Circus and the Circus Fans Association in November 1969, on the 200th anniversary of the circus ring". Camera pans to Toto, and Toto's hair stands on end. SV circus personalities applauding. LV circus personalities jump around. Top shot as they walk round in a ring.