• Short Summary

    Circus gets ready for Christmas in England; Midinettes parade for annual St Catherine's Day service in France; Three acrobat brothers dare death 1,050 feet up on a skyscraper in USA

  • Description

    FLASHES FROM EVERYWHERE Ascot: Circus gets ready for Christmas. Four-footed artists of renowned holiday show run through new repertoire / Paris: Midinettes parade for annual St Catherine's Day service / New York: Three acrobat brothers dare death 1,050 feet up on a skyscraper.


    ENGLAND: Ascot:
    Bertram Mills Circus in training for Xmas Shows. Gen. view and semi view of ponies walking on side of ring. Pan. ponies jumping over fence in centre of ring. Pan. of 2 ponies walking across centre of ring. Semi view of ponies towards. Gen. view of woman rider on horse and semi view of woman falling.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice describes ponies rehearsing.

    FRANCE: Paris:
    Long view and top of girls towards in street. Cu. of girl and pan. to another girl. Semi view of people starting to sing. Long view of singing and pan. to statue. Cu. of statue.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice describes parade.

    U.S.A.: Three Brothers Stunt on top of the Empire State Building. New York, U.S.A. Pan. up Empire State Building, Long view of brothers starting stunt, cu. balancing on each other, Shot from brothers stunting & pan. ti Gen. view of New York, camera turns upside down showing New York inverted, camera makes complete turn.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice describes brothers stunting.


    Entertainment and Leisure; Animals - Domestic; Animals - in Captivity; Great Britain; Women; France; Religion and Superstition; Fashion and Costume; United States of America; Stunts
    Background: Circus gets ready for Christmas in England; Midinettes parade for annual St Catherine's Day service in France; Three acrobat brothers dare death 1,050 feet up on a skyscraper in USA

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3WJBC1EZJMCK2SCNBXD1ZL30U
    Media URN:
    VLVA3WJBC1EZJMCK2SCNBXD1ZL30U
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1934
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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