• Short Summary

    Italian opera star Gino Bechi sings in lion cage - to win a bet.

  • Description

    Montecatini, Italy.

    LV. In lion's cage, Italian opera singer Gino Bechi talking to the lion tamer Emilien Moustier. SV. Children applauding. SV Gino Bechi singing in cage with lion tamer in foreground keeping lions in order. SV. People watching. CU. Lions roaring - they are not music lovers. SV. Lions. SCU. Gino Bechi singing. CU. Lions roaring. LV. Gino singing whilst lion tamer performs with lions in cage. SV. Lions. SV. Lion tamer slashing out at lions. SV. Gino being congratulated by his friends.

    (F.G.) (Orig.I.)

    Note: Poor lions - I am surprised they have not eaten them both.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    547.08
    Media URN:
    31152
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:01:00 / 01:09:53:00
    Canister:
    55/76

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