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USA ESCAPOLOGIST
Title:
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Summary: SYND 1-11-73 AN ESCAPOLOGIST SETS A NEW RECORD IN NEW YORK
Story No: z018833
Source: AP Television
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 10/31/1973 12:00 AM
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Escapologist, Manzini, dives into pool heavily handcuffed, and emerges as "modern day Houdini"

VOICED PIECE

1. Manzini hancuffed, at side of swimming pool. jumps in, Manzini at bottom of pool, works on the chains and locks, eventualy surfaces

Film: Pos - Sound: Opt SOF - Colour - NYFilm: c0040308 - LN Number: LN47634 - Available in HD

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Locations: New York, United States, North America
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SOUTH AFRICA SNAKE SITTING
Title:
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Summary: SYND 1 8 80 WOMAN BREAKS SNAKE SITTING RECORD IN DURBAN
Story No: z046075
Source: AP Television
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 07/31/1980 12:00 AM
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Leigh Van Den Burgh, a young woman from Durban, has broken the world snake sitting record, surpassing the 2 previous male set records of 52 days and 60 days, set yearlier this year by Austin Stevens and Johannes Mothemane. She sat for 61 days

1. gv exterior, snake park building

2. interior, sign: New World Record , pan to cage

3. ms Leigh Van Den Burgh in cage with snakes

4. people look through glass

5. cu snake on leigh's boot

6. ms Leigh, zoom to cu snake

7. various cu's snakes around cage

8. leigh with snake on her

Film: Rev - Sound: Mag/SOF - Colour - NYFilm: c0067449 - LN Number: LN22454 - Available in HD

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Locations: Durban, South Africa
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USA MOTORCYCLE DEATH
Title:
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Summary: SYND 6 8 74 STUNT MOTORCYCLE RIDER DIES
Story No: Z010969
Source: AP Television
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 08/04/1974 12:00 AM
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Stunt motorcycle rider, Bob Plesco, dies during performance in Phoenix

+++CLIENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS STORY CONTAINS IMAGES OF DEAD BODIES (GRAPHIC IMAGES)+++

VOICED PIECE (Dan Green)

1) ls Bob Plesco rides towards take off ramp, bike leaves ground flies over cars but hits 28th car, he tumbles through air and hits ground, people rush to his aid, ambulance pulls up

2) ms Plesco's wife holds him

3) Plesco into ambulance

Film: Pos - Sound: Mag Trk - Colour - NYFilm: c0047788 - LN Number: LN55352 - Available in HD

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US FRENCH TIGHTROPE
Title:
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Summary: SYND 4 6 75 FRENCH TIGHTROPE WALKER PERFORMS STUNT
Story No: z019956
Source: AP Television
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 06/03/1975 12:00 AM
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French tightrope walker Henry Julian Rechatin giving press demonstration of his balancing skills on the tower at Niagra Falls, sitting on two legs of a chair, balanced on anohter chair, on the edge of a massive drop

1. ls of tower

2. cu of Rechatin kisses his his wife before he begins stunts

3. ls of stuntman from below and zoom out

4. ms of stuntman finishing act and talking

Film: Pos - Sound: Mute - Colour - NYFilm: c0051022 - LN Number: LN63828 - Available in HD

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FRANCE CAR STUNT
Title:
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Summary: LIB 03/06/74 CAR STUNT AS DRIVEN INTO RIVER
Story No: z014847
Source: AP Television
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 06/03/1974 12:00 AM
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Car stunt as driven into river

1 road sign 'Cazeres'2 bridge and gvs of river 3 road sign warning to cars about drop into river4 badly damaged car on trailer 5 sign on another car for Frank Valverde6 Frank Valverde shakes hands with locals7 car with lots of padding and gas tanks inside8 press at top of bank and crowds on opposite side on river bank9 car drives fast along road, crashes into another car and both plunge down high steep river bank10 rescue boats on river11 Frank Valverde on river bank and helped along as crowd applaud12 pleasure boats on river13 advertising on river bank at stunt scene14 car crashes over bank and into river 15 Valverde into rescue boat and back to river bank16 Valverde signs autographs17 makes speech18 stunt car on trailer as crowds around19 rescue boat and diver in riverFilm: Rev - Sound: Y - Colour - NYFilm: No - LN Number: LN53631 - Available in HD

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Keywords: quirky wacky
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CANADA TIGHTROPE NIAGRA
Title:
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Summary: SYND 5 6 75 TIGHTROPER RIDES MOTORBIKE OVER FALLS
Story No: z020074
Source: AP Television
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 06/04/1975 12:00 AM
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Henry Julein Rechatin, a French tightrope walker, crossing the Niagra river balanced on a motorcycle.

1. ws Niagra and tightrope

2. ms motorcycle being ridden on rope towards camera with Rechatin on top

3. ws off the three acrobats on the motorcycle on the tightrope

4. ms photographers

5. vs acrobats on highwire with zoom in to Rechatin climbing off bike and pan to Mrs Rechatin on trapeze

6. ws Rechatin walking on alone

7. ws tightrope across Niagra

8. ms Mrs Rechatin waiting on trapeze

9. vs acrobat on tightrope

10. ms view from below

11. ms Mrs Rechatin on trapeze

12. ms acrobat welcomed by crowds and away

13. ms police car

14. cu Rechatin talking to police in car

15. cu police car door sign

16. man from police to Rechatin being congratulated

Film: Pos - Sound: OPT SOF - Colour - NYFilm: c0051026 - LN Number: LN63859 - Available in HD

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FRANCE TIGHTROPE
Title:
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Summary: SYND 09 10 67 TIGHTROPE ENDURANCE TEST
Story No: z049464
Source: AP Television
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 10/09/1967 12:00 AM
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Daredevil tightrope walker Henry Rechatin begins his attempt to spend two weeks suspended on a tightrope across valley in France. He sets off with a setup that includes a television, food and sleeping bag all strung across the tightrope.

1. ms Rechatin with set up including television monitor strung over tightrope

2. cu man in dark glasses and bow tie

3. ws men work on testing equipment

4. ms woman folds up thin quilts

5. vs Rechatin fills container with tins and other food products

6. ms man tugs on thick cable

7. ms woman and children look on

8. ms Rechatin has tongue checked by man

9. ms crowd looking on

10. ms man hugs and kisses woman

11. ws children look on

12. ws Rechatin and equipment

13. ws men wind cable

14. cu Rechatin's feet on cable

15. vs Rechatin making his way along tightrope

16. cu photographers

17. ws Rechatin on rope, pull back

Film: Neg - Sound: Mute - B&W - NYFilm: F03291- LN Number: No- Available in HD

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Keywords: Wacky
Locations: Paris, France
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FRANCE DAREDEVIL DRIVER
Title:
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Summary: SYND 18 6 73 DAREDEVIL DRIVER SMASHES IN CARS AND RIDES THROUGH FIRE ON MOTORCYCLE IN FRANCE
Story No: z023617
Source: AP Television
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 06/18/1973 12:00 AM
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Daredevil driver Frank Valverde smashes in cars and rides through fire on motorcycle in France

1. ms car speeding along road to smash in another car

2. gv car speeding to a steep rise and over pile of cars and smashes on landing, people running to driver's rescue

3. cu poster announcing new stunt of daredevil Frank Valverde

4. ms Valverde in asbestos suit on motorcycle with side car, surrounded by people

5. gv big fire on tarmac, black smoke rising in the air

6. gv Valverde riding through fire and coming on the other side with blackened motorcycle

7. various of Valverde surrounded by people, wobbles as is helped out of asbestos suit

Film: Rev - Sound: Mute - Colour - NYFilm: No - LN Number: LN43973 - Available in HD

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Locations: France, Western Europe, Europe
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UK GIRL CANNONBALL
Title:
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Summary: SYND 5 6 75 GIRL CANNONBALL LOSES BRA AT HERTFORDSHIRE
Story No: z019916
Source: AP Television
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 06/05/1975 12:00 AM
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Girl cannonball loses bra at Hertfordshire.

1. ms girl wearing white underwear and helmet waves from a cannon

2. ms people gathered to see performance

3. ms girl down cannon

4. gv cannon fires girl into safety net and she loses bra and wiggles around showing breasts

5. ms people looking on

6. ms girl in net, covering breasts with hands, zoom in to cu of bra

Film: Pos - Sound: Mag SOF - Colour- NYFilm: No - LN Number: LN63886 - Available in HD

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FRANCE STUNT DRIVER
Title:
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Summary: SYND 1-4-74 STUNT DRIVER FAILS TO CLEAR JUPM AND INJURES HIMSELF
Story No: z018090
Source: AP Television
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 03/31/1974 12:00 AM
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French stunt driver, Frank Valverde, attempted to drive up a ramp, jump three cars stacked on top of one another and then land in a river, but failed and injured himself

1. travelling shot along river, past riverside houses, to bridge where jump took place

2. mcu jump ramp, pan to cars stacked up

3. pull out from Frank Verde poster on car door, to stack of cars

4. cu Frank Valverde

5. pan along Frank valverde's car

6. Valverde into car

7. pan across crowd

8. Valverde drives towards ramp and jumps, hits top car of stack

9. Valvered's car drops into river

10. car sinks

11. divers in dinghy

12. divers holding Valverede at surface of river

13. diver gives Valverde kiss of life

14. Valverde picked up by boat

15. Valverede driven away in boat

16. Valvered lifted from dinghy to river bank

17. ls Valverde carried away on stretcher

18. car wreck lifted out of water

Film: Rev - Sound: Mute - Colour - NYFilm: c0045014 - LN Number: LN51874 - Available in HD

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