• Short Summary

    A twelve year old boy demonstrates his amazing skills on a tightrope, United States of America.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "THE TIGHTROPE WIZARD - Just twelve years old, but already an expert 'on the wire' with an uncanny sense of balance."

    L/S's of the young boy walking across a tightrope. He performs several stunts on the rope which include the "side crawl", and jumping over a chair and landing back on the rope on the other side. His finale involves walking up a wire which is fastened to a pole that is 50 feet high, he then slides backwards down the pole all the way to the ground.

    C/U of the boy saying that he is more scared of talking in front of the camera than he is of walking tightropes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1072.05
    Media URN:
    37409
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:09:00 / 01:07:29:00
    Canister:
    PT 153

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