• Short Summary

    Champion whip cracker Jim Ashton demonstrates his skills.

  • Description

    Note: Location of the events are unknown.

    Full titles read: "THE WHIP CRACKER - Introducing Jim Ashton champion of the Lash, and unerring in his handling of the big whip."

    M/S's of Jim Ashton cracking firstly one and then two large whips simultaneously. Ashton then proceeds to light a match that is being held by another man. M/S of a young man having is hair parted in the middle by the whip.

    C/U of man having pieces of paper stuck to his face and then a cigarette put into this mouth. L/S's and C/U's of Ashton whipping the paper away from the poor man's face. M/S of Ashton cracking his whip by standing on his head on a chair.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1086.27
    Media URN:
    37594
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/10/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:19:00 / 01:50:37:00
    Canister:
    PT 184

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