• Short Summary

    Strongman Wilfred Britton demonstrates strength by pulling bus with teeth. Australia.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Man pulls bus with teeth.

    MS Wilfred Britton with two girl assistants. Girls hand him iron bar. Britton puts iron behind neck. CU Starts bending it behind neck. MS Bends in double over his knee. CU Two men trying to straighten iron bar. They hand it back to Britton. CU Britton straightening metal.

    CU He breaks bar in half. MS Britton with elaborate spring gadget representing 1200 lbs. pull. He pulls it and his 2 girl assistants sit on bars hanging from it. He swings them round. CU Knot being made in rope attached to front of bus. MS Wilfred Britton and others standing in front of double-decker bus. MS Pan from bus to several men hauling on rope trying to pull it.

    LS Men trying to pull bus. CU Britton taking rope between his teeth. MS He starts to pull. LS Britton beginning to move bus, hauling it only with his teeth. MS Shot taken through front window of bus of Britton pulling. LS Britton pulling bus. MS People watching pan to Britton pulling bus. LS Britton pulling bus. MS. Through bus window Britton pulling. LS Back view Britton pulling bus then resting.

    Cataloguer's note: Australian newsreel item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:55:00 / 01:29:00:00
    UN 2091 C

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