Provides an insight into the magic generated by the Royal Brothers’ Circus, a tent circus of a type that is fast disappearing. Torrential rains, axles sunk in mud, shaky performances, and a monumental tent that must be pulled up and down once a day do not inhibit the fifteen trucks and assorted beasts from travelling around at a rate of one town a day.
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In ACMI's collection
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)