• Short Summary

    Martin Collins and his wife Elizabeth perform a knife throwing act at Hackney Empire, London.

  • Description

    Knife thrower.

    Hackney Empire, London.

    M/S as knife is thrown into a board. Elizabeth comes and stands beneath it whilst her husband Martin Collins throws others knives around her. Various shots, including some in slow motion, as we see the knives being thrown from her angle. M/S as Martin balances on a tightrope wire as Elizabeth dons a fencing mask and attaches herself to a revolving wheel. Martin throws knives into the wheel as it goes round. M/S of this from Elizabeth's point of view.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1265.16
    Media URN:
    34236
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:46:00 / 01:25:01:00
    Canister:
    NP 236

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