• Short Summary

    Monsieur Ringen dives into a 6 feet deep tank from a height of 120 feet.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Defying death! Meet Monsieur Ringen - the latest death-defyer. M. Ringen's speciality is diving from a height of 120 feet into a small tank, only 6 feet deep - a world's record."

    France.

    Various shots of a huge crowd watching as Monsieur Ringen climbs to the top of a very high ladder. He stands on a tiny platform at the top of the ladder; L/S of the tank below - it is a very long way down! Ringen steps backwards off the platform and falls into the tank with a huge splash; the crowd applauds. Reverse shot of Ringen leaping back up to the ladder then coming down again in slow motion. He gets out of the tank and bows to the crowd.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1052.15
    Media URN:
    37196
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:09:00 / 01:42:32:00
    Canister:
    PT 111

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