• Short Summary

    Lions and elephants are put through their paces at rehearsals for Bertram Mills' circus. Ascot, Berkshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Ascot rehearsal for the big Circus.

    Ascot, Berkshire.

    M/S as 22 year old Patricia Bourne tames lions at the Bertram Mills' circus. They are standing with their front paws on stools and growling a lot. M/S as she cracks the whip and scratches one on the head with a stick. M/S as one jumps through a hoop then moves to stand on two stools, she strokes it then climbs on its back. M/S of a clown making his wig stand on end as he watches.

    M/S of baby elephants running around a ring. They stand on stools and lift their legs in the air then sit on their stools and stand on their back legs. M/S as they balance on each other and he climbs on top of them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    849.06
    Media URN:
    12133
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:00:00 / 01:17:50:00
    Canister:
    35/100

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