Strong men and performing dogs in fancy dress!
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Commentary in German
STRONG MEN & PERFORMING DOGS
Title Reads: "Lustiges Panoptikum"
MS: Extremely tall man exits shops and shakes hand of extremely short man. Pan to tall man trying to get into a car. A man behind him tries to push him in without success. He walks off.
MS Strong man climbing up a pole. WS the strong man is lifting an enormous weight underneath him as he climbs.
WS Bus being pulled along by only the teeth of a strongman. CU Strong mans face and teeth holding rope. WS Bus picking up speed as strongman pulls.
MS Pan along row of bodybuilders. CU Bodybuilder flexing his muscles.
WS A man and woman stand either side of a dog in costume. They balance a small boy upside down on the dogs head. CU the dogs head with upside down boy's head balancing on top. WS The couple help the boy down and the 4 performers take a bow.
WS: Stage set of small house. A dog wearing a dress walks on its hind legs (like a human). CU the dog spins in the frilly dress. MS Another dog dressed in night gown walks on hind legs. MS Another dogs dressed as a 'lady' performs on stage. WS. Dog in woman's suit 'walks' another dog. CU. reluctant dog is dragged on its lead. WS Man, boy and dog play leapfrog. MS Three dogs posing in costume. CU Wagging tail. MS Dog 'walking' dog.
Cataloguers Note: Truly bizarre!