• Short Summary

    Footage of expert roller skaters Babs and Ravic demonstrating skills in Chessington.

  • Description

    Roller Skating, Chessington Circus in Greater London.

    C/U Girl (Babs) having strap put round her neck. M/S Man (Ravic) on roller skates starting to skate in circles. He is holding girl by strap, she starts to spin. M/S Girl spinning. L/S Girl spinning, she slowly stops spinning. Man stops skating, takes strap from girl. M/S Crowd watching. C/U Both partners starting to skate again. L/S Skaters, girl is twisting herself as man partner skates in circle holding her. Girl comes back to ground and then starts another trick with man.

    C/U Skaters about to commence another trick. They skate slowly round in circles man grabs girl's foot and arm. M/S Man holding girl's arm and foot and twisting her round. C/U Girl being twisted so that she is nearly touching ground. L/S Girl being twisted, so that she is nearly touching ground. They finish. C/U Crowd. C/U Skaters starting new routine. Man is twisting about so that her head touches the ground. L/S Skate act. Girl puts foot on man's shoulder, he then lifts his hands above his head and spins round with her showing that all he is holding of her is her foot which is on his shoulder. C/U Crowd, watching. More shots of the couple skating

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1333.21
    Media URN:
    44033
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:04:00 / 01:41:28:00
    Canister:
    NP 506

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