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    ENGLAND: PLAYING WITH DYNAMITE. HASTINGS:- Twenty-two year old John Gresham defies flames at Opening of Annual Convention of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. Hastings, England GV Hastings sea front. LV Beach - box being prepared for act. SV Jon Gresham climbing into box. GV Crowd. CU Lid being lowered on Gresham. SV Fire being lit, with flames going over box. SCU Women watching. LV Flames well as alight round box. Closer V Ditto. CU Type hiding face. SCU Jon Gresham climbing out of box. CU Gresham.



    U.S.A.: PLAYING WITH DYNAMITE. New Jersey:- Death defying exhibition is staged at State Fair by Captain Frank Frakes. New Jersey, U.S.A. GV New Jersey State Fair. SV Frakes at left looking at dynamite sticks. CU Frakes. SV Frakes kisses dynamite & places it into box, he gets in box, & closes cover. SV Fuse starting to burn. SV People holding ears. CU Children ditto. SV Explosion. Slow motion completion of explosion. SV Frakes helped up. FV Frakes waving. CU Frakes speaks:-(Nat.sd.)



    SOUND EFFECTS.



    CU Frakes speaks:-



    "You know, a fellow could get killed doing that."



    Entertainment and Leisure; United States of America; Personalities - Miscellaneous; Personalities - Performers; Great Britain




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    DUDLEY
    Hastings

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7U4GQB3OGQLOHV8551AP6YJKS
    Media URN:
    VLVA7U4GQB3OGQLOHV8551AP6YJKS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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