• Short Summary

    Footage of students in training to be in the circus. Russia.

  • Description

    Circus training school. Russia.

    CU Children juggling with balls. CU Children. CU Children juggling balls. CU Girl balancing pole on her head. AS Girl swinging on trapeze. CU Young girl looking up. GV Girl on trapeze. SV Girl doing backward somersaults helped by two other girls. Top shot Girls doing handstands CU Girl on tightrope, (feet only). GV The girl on tightrope jumping up and down. CU Man holding rope.

    SV Girl tied to ropes swings up on the air. GV Boys and girls tied to ropes performing on springboard. GV Pan up to the roof showing circus lights in training school. GV Classroom, children at table. CU Children with test tubes over Bunsen burner. SV Two girls with test tubes. CU Boy wrestling. SV Another boy writing. CU Boy pan to him working with test tube in burner. GV Street at night. CU Zoom in to a Russian sign. CU The sign, and others.

    GV International circus with artistes on trapeze. SV artistes swinging on trapeze. She catches hold of partner and swings away with him. GV Artistes. swinging on trapeze. Changing partners in mid air and goes back to first partner who is still swinging. CU People looking up. LS artist swinging on trapeze. He does a triple somersault and clasps hands of another artiste. GV The pair swinging. He lets go and jumps back to his own trapeze. SV As he swings back onto platform.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:24:00 / 01:44:57:00

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