• Short Summary

    Rehearsals for the circus include animals playing instruments and men performing balancing tricks on horses.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Outside the Big Top!

    M/S of a chimpanzee climbing up an elephant and holding onto its tusk. M/S as the chimp plays harmonica, M/S as the elephant blows the harmonica at the end of its trunk. M/S of a sea lion blowing a tune on a row of horns. M/S of a girl riding on a hippopotamus.

    M/S of a man stood on the back of a horse, he does a somersault and lands on the back of another behind it, chorus girls applaud. A horse runs around and two men jump onto its back, another two join them, then they all jump on at once. M/S as they run and jump on the horse's back in a standing position.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1132.11
    Media URN:
    39399
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:09:00 / 01:21:54:00
    Canister:
    PT 317

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