• Short Summary

    Mr Frazer's bird circus comprises a troupe of lovebirds performing tricks and riding on model horses.

  • Description

    Bird circus.

    Location unknown.

    M/S of two lovebirds in a small ring, they are sat together on the back of a model horse and cart which is moving around. M/S of one on the back of a miniature scooter. C/U of another balancing on a ball. M/S of two on a seesaw, another is sat in the middle and their trainer, Mr Frazer, taps each side so the bird moves and swings the balance. M/S of one on a high wire, it moves from one side to another with coaxing from him.

    M/S of one in a chariot and others riding around in front. M/S of two on model horses going around, one falls off then gets back on. M/S of them spinning around on a wheel, one runs on top. M/S of a small guillotine, a little model is beheaded and one bird rings the bell afterwards. One fires cannons on a small fortress. M/S as another hoists up the Union Jack.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:39:00 / 01:01:34:00
    NSP 53

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