• Short Summary

    Teenage stunt girl Maureen Swift performs in motorcycle stunt show with Tornado Smith.

  • Description

    Wall-of-Death Girl at Kursaal, Southend, Essex.

    Various shots of stunt artists Maureen Swift and 'Tornado' Smith performing the Wall-of-Death at the Kursaal. 15 year old Maureen and 'Tornado' ride motorcycles inside of giant wooden barrel. The motorcyclists rides horizontally around the walls.

    Note: Tornado Smith was still doing his motorcycle stunt show in 1963 - the only thing that had changed was the teenage girl who helped him! See record for CP 451 WALL OF DEATH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1371.05
    Media URN:
    44897
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:32:00 / 01:07:31:00
    Canister:
    NP 247

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