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  • Short Summary

    Japanese firemen perform acrobatic routines on ladders in Hiroshima.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Japanese firemen's sports all excel at ladder drill and nearly every one is an acrobat. Hiroshima, Japan.

    L/S as two firemen climb up a ladder, they both turn upside down and hang from it. Others do more acrobatic tricks on ladders in the background. M/S of the two, one balances on the other's back and they hang off the ladder, he puts up a parasol. M/S as they do acrobatics and hang from the ladder on a rope with hoops on the end. M/S as one man balances on the back of the other man then falls off, the other catches him by his ankle. Then he does upside down balancing tricks on the rope and hoops the other man is holding.

    Note: there is another version of this item with the same title and footage which is tinted green. It is on *PM0378*.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:06:00 / 01:54:18:00
    G 1170

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