• Short Summary

    Traditional circus incorporates industrial vehicles into acts - publicity stunt.

  • Description

    No title. Commercial Circus - traditional circus acts combined with industrial transport, Leeds, Yorkshire.

    Panning shot Grimble the Clown riding round ring in Wessex truck, poodles also ride in truck. L/S Wessex truck driving round ring. M/S juggler juggling on Wessex fork lift truck while on the move. M/S ditto as fork comes down. M/S people clapping. M/S Tom and Vera, the jugglers, throwing wooden clubs to each other, standing up high on fork lift truck. M/S man riding unicycle on fork lift, he is juggling fire clubs while fork lift is coming down. Angle shot man balancing something on his head standing on fork lift. M/S people clapping. M/S woman swinging by her teeth from a Wessex crane. M/S man clapping. M/S elephant parading round ring with showgirls seated on either side. C/U woman ring master. M/S elephant climbing onto fork lift, he stands on his front legs only. C/U young girl smiling. M/S elephant standing on fork lift. M/S ditto as lift comes down.

    The circus performance is a one-off publicity stunt to promote Wessex industrial vehicles. Commercial Circus is one of the Chipperfield circuses.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:04:00 / 01:57:02:00

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