• Short Summary

    Famous French tightrope walker Elleano performs a crossing of the River Thames.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Over Thames On A Wire".

    South Bank & Embankment, London.

    LV Crowds along Embankment. CU French professional tightrope walker Elleano talking to official. More shots of crowds. SV Elleano preparing shoes with resin. SV Elleano climbing up to starting platform. CU People looking up. SV Elleano starts walk. LV Elleano walking across River Thames. LV Elleano kneeling and waving he starts walk again. SV Elleano walking. LV Elleano nears end of walk. He slips but arrives safely and waves to crowd - Pan down to crowd. LV Elleano descends and is greeted by wife.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scenes "C")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1475.34
    Media URN:
    48196
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:35:00 / 01:45:48:00
    Canister:
    51/78

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