• Short Summary

    Knife thrower Wally Texan performs his act with the help of his niece and daughter. London.

  • Description

    Knife thrower.

    Battersea Park, London.

    C/U two smoking pipes in hand, they are shot away. M/S Wally Texan holds rifle up and bends over backwards then fires at his niece Pauline who has a pipe in her mouth, he shoots the pipe away. C/U Pauline smiling. C/U Wally with rifle, he takes aim. She kneels down and puts a pipe on her nose, C/U as he shoots it off. M/S as people applaud.

    M/S as he picks up a selection of big knives. M/S of his daughter Leonie, she leans back and he throws the knives around her. M/S as people applaud, he pulls her away. M/S of Pauline again wearing skimpy costume. C/U as Wally picks up the knives again. She stands against a board and he throws them around her. M/S as he picks up axes. C/U ladies in audience. Various shots as he throws the axes around her. M/S from her point of view. M/S as people applaud. M/S of Pathe's cameraman in her place filming Wally throwing the knives at him.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1309.04
    Media URN:
    43370
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:43:00 / 01:08:00:00
    Canister:
    NP 415

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