• Short Summary

    Billy Smart's circus performs on deck of HMS Albion at Portsmouth.

  • Description

    No title. Billy Smart's circus performs on HMS Albion, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Various shots elephants being led into dockyard, in the background is HMS Victory. Three girl acrobats climb on one of the elephants.

    Elevated shot showing flight deck of the warship. A troupe of acrobats perform on deck. C/U naval officer watching through window. Various shots troupe of tumblers performing to audience of sailors. C/U of ringmaster. Various shots high wire act performing. M/S sailors clapping. Various shots girl on tightrope. C/U sailors applauding. Various shots of trapeze act performing, the trapeze swing hangs from a crane. Various shots performers on roller skates. More shots trapeze artist. She climbs down rope and takes a bow.

    Low angle shot of the HMS Albion, men looking over the side. Top shot elephants on quayside standing in line with their front feet on each others' back.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2035.22
    Media URN:
    56312
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:57:00 / 01:34:34:00
    Canister:
    67/59

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