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  • Short Summary

    Steve Baker recreates escape stunt originally performed by Houdini.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    Escape Stunt - Oakland, California, United States of America.

    General view of crowds gathered in street in Oakland. MS section of crowd looking up. MS Steve Baker waving to the crowds, he is known as 'The Great Gebhardt'. MS Baker being tied into straight jacket by two policemen. MLS Baker being hoisted up feet first to the tenth floor of a building and still wearing straight jacket. LS of Baker wriggling and freeing himself from the straight jacket to duplicate the feat performed by Houdini. LS Baker hanging from the rope with confetti falling around him.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3240.12
    Media URN:
    90495
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1967
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:04:00 / 01:14:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 4228 L

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