MARATHON DANCE CONTEST - WEARY COUPLES TRY TO KEEP GOING The headlines announce a 18 day and night dance marathon then cut to a scene straight out of the movie "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" One poor girl is so tired her partner is literally holding her up as she flops like a ragdoll in his arms. Marathon dance contests were a huge craze in the 1930s that thankfully didn't last.
FLAG POLE SITTING TAKEN TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL Taking flagpole sitting to a whole new level a stuntman uses his body to swing his "pole" back and forth in the air on top of a towering building. A view of the city streets below shows just how far he could fall. Stunts such as these were popular in the 1930s and subject to increasing levels of insanity as seen here.
SKYDIVING A group of women skydivers form the shape of a maple leaf in the sky. A camera in an airplane records the stunt from above. The women jump at Skydive Burnaby in Wainflet, Ontario. Women skydivers parachute to the ground after their air acrobatic stunt dive.
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Date: August 24, 2003 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:28:00, With Audio
CUNNING STUNTS Series of LS of three female stunts - tightrope walking with a parasol between two office blocks, stunt flying on top of a plane, landing a glider, and handling a period car in snow and ice.
"YOU HAVEN'T BEGUN TO SEE WHAT THIS CAR WILL DO." SOUND BITE A driver wearing a suit and a fedora hat asks, "Would you like to see some stunts?" "Well those last 5 minutes looked like stunting to me," replies his surprised passenger, who is similarly dressed. The driver responds, "That was ordinary. You haven't begun to see what this car will do." "Alright, let's go!" exclaims the passenger.
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