• Short Summary

    Bertram Mills' circus rehearses for an upcoming show.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The circus is coming to town.

    Location of events unknown.

    Bertram Mills' circus rehearses.

    Horses are paraded around the ring, one stands on raised platform in the middle. Various shots of a lady practising bareback riding on the horses, she is attached to a harness and swings down to the ground. C/U lion in cage, various good shots of lion tamer at work as lions jump over a pole above his head. M/S elephants marching round the ring. M/S of an elephant limping in on two legs. Various shots of the elephants waltzing round the ring whilst the trainer stands in the centre, whip in hand. C/U of an elephant begging. C/U of another lying on top of a man and putting one of its feet on his face. L/S of the elephants lumbering out of the ring, each with its front legs on the back of the preceding one.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1416.03
    Media URN:
    46122
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:39:00 / 01:04:33:00
    Canister:
    46/94

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