Juggling in Movies

Cascading White Threads (1933)

[Takako Irie, Tokihiko Okada]

Original title was Taki No Shiraito. Silent Japanese film. Taki no Shiraito is a very independent young woman. She falls in love with an orphaned carriage driver Kinya Murakoshi, and pledges to put him through law school in Tokyo. She always encloses money in her letters to him, until one hard winter there is no work to be found.

Taki has a famous water juggling act in a traveling carnival troupe.


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