• Short Summary

    The Lingana family practice their high wire act at Chessington Zoo, Surrey.

  • Description

    High wire family.

    Chessington Zoo, Surrey.

    C/U feet in wheel walking it round. M/S showing they belong to Riki Lingana and he is walking the hoop along a high wire in Big Top. M/S as his wife Diane runs in with more hoops. M/S of their nine month old baby Kristi in pram. M/S of Riki with his bicycle on wire during practice session, he gets on and rides across the wire. C/U Kristi sleeping in pram.

    M/S as Riki stands on a board on the wire and wobbles it from side to side whilst balancing with an umbrella, he steps back onto the wire. C/U baby sleeping. M/S as he throws the umbrella down. Diane hands him up a wheelbarrow and he balances it on the wire. She picks up baby Kristi and sits in a swing attached to the wire. M/S as Riki wheels the barrow along the wire pushing the swing with Diane and Kristi on it.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:40:00 / 01:18:13:00
    NP 420

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