• Short Summary

    Footage of clown the Three Bonos performing stunts and tricks.

  • Description

    Note: Probably filmed in the Pathe studio.

    Titles read: "UPS AND DOWNS - by the THREE BONOS - The new style of clowns."

    L/S of clown playing accordion, he is wearing striped top and baggy checked trousers. Another man shouts "STOP ! STOP !" before kicking him on his backside. He then asks, "Have you finished ?" to which the other clown replies in a camp manner "oh yes I've finished."

    Another clown walks on in baggy clothes pulling a toy dog behind him. The striped clown proceeds to jump around waving his arms in the air in a strange manner whilst another stands on the shoulders of the of clown in baggy trousers. They perform 'London Bridge' trick. Various shots the clowns performing more tricks and acrobatic stunts. Slow motion shot of world acrobatic somersault.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1600.18
    Media URN:
    51349
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:16:00 / 01:33:53:00
    Canister:
    PSP 764

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