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  • Short Summary

    People and exhibits at freak show in Berlin.

  • Description

    Berlin, Germany.

    Drawing of people at fairground. Shot of the empty exhibition hall. People strolling past garish advertisements MS brass quartet with conductor, all in uniforms. MS spectators laughing, children in foreground.

    Organ-grinder & monkey. CU monkey lying in baby's cot. MS woman with flowered parasol and bunch of balloons. CU man nodding. CU balloons. Crowds strolling. CU middle-aged ladies laughing. Various shots strong man in Tarzan costume flexing muscles. CU woman looking amazed. CU strong man trying to bend metal rod. CU strong man's bulging biceps. CU bent metal rod.

    Crowd strolling. Adults ride wooden horses on wheels past camera. Men holding up curtain, he lowers it to reveal fat lady posing with midget. CU woman spectator raising hand to mouth and looking shocked. CU man laughing. CU ladies still laughing. Midget woman on small pony, bridle held by male midget or dwarf. CU man with clown make-up, laughing.

    Backs of crowd. Indian chief twirling lasso. CU same Native American man, shows beautiful feather head-dress. People dressed as cowboys & Indians sitting together. Crowd strolling. Night shots of carousel spinning, many lights on ceiling.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:28:00 / 01:50:15:00
    ON 458 K

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