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    Item title reads - Pathetone now has pleasure in presenting the famous Wallendas "flirting with death".

    M/S of one of the men doing forward rolls on a high wire whilst holding a long pole for balance, he walks along. M/S of a young woman cycling backwards and forwards on the wire. M/S as she climbs onto a man's shoulders, he is sat on the bicycle on the high wire. She then sits on his shoulders and he cycles up to the platform. M/S as one man does a handstand on another's shoulders, he is stood on one leg. M/S of one balancing on two others. M/S of two men on bicycles, they make a tower as another balances on platform between them and the girl stands on his shoulders, the cyclists set off and reach the other side.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:24:00 / 02:01:46:00
    PT 381
    Sort Number:
    PT 381
  • Appears in...

    Magicians of the past Stunts The Wallendas Magic, Magicians and Allied Arts
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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