• Short Summary

    Moscow circus performing in Paris.

  • Description

    Paris, France.

    LV Two members of the Voljanski family (tight rope walkers), a man with a woman standing on his head walking up the high wire during the performance of Moscow circus in Paris. The man stops and raises one leg behind him and balances there for a few seconds. GV Crowd. Angle shot, another member of the family starts to walk up the wire with two girls balancing on his head. GV Zoom in to LV as he makes his way up the wire. CU The man's feet walking up the wire, zoom back to LV as he nears the end. LV Crowd applauding. LV Man with woman standing on his shoulders slides down the wire. LV Audience applauding. LV Pan, the man slides down the wire and takes off up a ramp which has been fixed to the wire landing on a very small platform. GV Audience.

    GV Victoria Olkhovikova's trained dogs playing football in ring. SV Pan, trained dogs playing football in ring with a balloon. & SV. SV The dogs jumping for the balloon. A man holding a dog on a lead in goal hangs on to the goal but it falls onto him. LV The man picks himself and the goal up, the dog continues to chase the balloon round him. CU He falls again with the goal. GV The dogs playing with the balloon. GV Audience applauding.

    LV Tamara and Alexander Bouslaiev, trainers of horse riding lions, in the ring with their horses and lions. A horse is standing behind each lion. The first lion turns round and gets onto the horse's back. CU Pan, another lion leaps onto horse's back. SV The other lion jumps onto his horse's back. LV The horses standing perfectly still with the lions sitting on their backs. SV The audience. LV Pan, the horses galloping round the ring carrying the lions, & SV. LV Pan, the horses and lions galloping round the ring.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:19:00 / 01:02:00:00

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