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    Circus performers entertain in England

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Circus Comes to Town

    ENGLAND: London:

    ACROBATICS Team of acrobatics at the Bertram Mills Circus 1951

    CHILDREN. Audience largely of children at Bertram Mills Circus..shots of expressions of faces as they laugh etc etc..Excellent

    CIRCUS Bertram Mills Circus at Olympia on silver Jubilee Year..Shots of audience, largely of children, laughing at the show..Shots of the performing horses, elephants, chimps. Trapeze artist, balancing artists, clowns in good sequence involving, motor-car, water-buckets, cakes, etc in slapstick stunt etc..Excellent material..Trick M/cyclist Arno Wickbold rides round in hoop.

    CLOWNS Good shots of clowns fooling around at Bertham Mills at Olympia 1951.. using water-buckets, motor-car and cake etc.. Good slapstick

    CROWDS. Excellents shots of crowds of children laughing and enjoying Bertram Mills Circus.. shots of changing expressions

    ELEPHANTS Performing Elephants at Bertram Mills Circus 1951.

    HORSES. Liberty horsesat Bertram Mills Circus 1951... performing in the ring.. watched by kids

    MONKEYS. Chimps in band and crossing tight-rope at Bertram Mills Circus 1951.. at Olympia

    MOTOR CYCLING. Bertram Mills Circus 1951 at Olympia.. Arno Wickbold rides M/cycle round in wire hoop 100ft up... is killed few weeks later doing same act

    TIGHT ROPE WALKING Chimp on tight-rope at Bertram Mills Circus 1951.

    TRAPEZE Good trapeze artists shots at Bertram Mills Circus 1951

    Entertainment and Leisure

    Stuntmen, crazy car, circus performers, circus ring, arena, Olympia, audience, circus acts, big top
    Background: Circus performers entertain in England

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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