• Short Summary

    Bertram Mills Circus rehearsing for its performances in Windsor.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE BIG TOP".

    Windsor, Berkshire.

    Bertram Mills Circus at training in Windsor. Various shots, some close ups, of the clowns making up with children watching. Clowns laugh and joke. Various shots of the rehearsal of horses performance. Several shots of the clowns' comedy act with a midget clown and 'Neanderthal' man. Children laugh. Several shots of the horse riding number with human pyramid on two horses. Various shots of Nicolai and his performing lions. He is in the cage with lions seated at chair. One lion seems pretty annoyed with Nicolai poking him with his cane. Several shots of the elephants performing - children love it.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1153.15
    Media URN:
    39958
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:24:00 / 01:23:38:00
    Canister:
    46/32

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment