• Short Summary

    Nice footage of flying ballet at the Empress Hall in London.

  • Description

    Flying Ballet, Empress Hall in London.

    L/Ss of ballet dancers with wings attached appearing to fly over the ice. A M/S reveals that the dancers are being supported backstage by people holding ropes. M/Ss of the girls having harnessing equipment adjusted on their costumes backstage. M/S of men preparing to pull ropes. M/Ss of skaters having wires attached. Several shots of the girls flying through the air. L/Ss of Pathe cameraman flying through the air. Footage from his lens. More shots of the girls in flight

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1285.24
    Media URN:
    34580
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:44:00 / 01:54:11:00
    Canister:
    NP 344

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