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    "Charles Brooks flavours a South Sea Isles' Dance with acrobatics - " M/S of a small stage. Chorus girls in fringed skirts and long haired wigs do a little dance and Charles Brooks dances in front of them in a comedy fashion. He does cartwheels. "I see you're back again" Mabel Green might have been singing - " M/S of Mabel Green on stage with the chorus surrounding her. They wear long skirts and have bare backs. They hold large feather fans. They turn and crouch down then stand up, lifting their fans high in the air.

    "And a change from to-day is an old world dance by Joyce Barbour" M/S of the stage as Joyce and some members of the chorus dance around. "In a Legend of Old Peru, the Inca King's daughter (Delysia, the Dainty,) and her lover, (Stowitts) die together in the heat of the Sun God" More dancing on stage with a large costume representing the sun god. M/S of Delysia in chains. She wears a fantastic revealing costume which seems to be made of metal. She writhes around in a suggestively sexual manner. M/S of the whirling dance of the Sun God. Stowitts rushes onto the stage to rescue the Inca King's daughter. M/S of Delysia straining against her bonds. M/S of the stage showing Stowitts climbing down to his lover. Great shot of their embrace, he kisses her. He jumps down onto the ledge she is standing on and kisses her passionately. L/S of the stage - the Sun God is running up the steps behind our two lovers. Ends here. Incomplete.

    Issue number unknown. Was probably an Eve's Film Review item.

    Note: The end section of this item was removed for use in "This Was Yesterday."

    There are two stories on this reel showing "Mayfair and Montmartre" - easy to confuse them.

    Safety print exists.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:45:00 / 01:58:50:00
    EP 285
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    EP 285
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    Lifestyle & Culture
    Flying Steps
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