• Short Summary

    Graceful and bendy - the Four Spallas acrobatic troupe perform in the studio.

  • Description

    Part of THE VERY IDEA issue.

    Pathe Studios, London.

    The Four Spallas Acrobatic Troupe perform act. The troupe consists of three men and a woman. Various shots of woman contorting her body into graceful poses, she is very flexible. Without explanation the floaty dress she is wearing disappears half way through performance, instead she wears a skimpy bikini. The woman is joined by the three men and the acrobatic routine continues.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1280.06
    Media URN:
    42740
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:24:00 / 01:13:41:00
    Canister:
    NSP 185

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The female performer in this clip is Maisie Spalla, (alias Diana Keevil).

    More about Diana can be found here.....

    http://www.diana-keevil.co.uk

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