Juggling in Movies
[Buster Crabbe, Frances Robinson, Edna Sedgewick, Cyril Delevanti]
This is a serial with 13 chapters of about 20 minutes each. It is about
a detective who sets out to discover who stole $2 million in war bonds.
Some of the action is set in a vaudeville theater. Often when they are
there, they show who is performing on stage.
In Chapter 1, "Millions for Defense," a 6 man Chinese acrobatic act
appears, including Antonio Pina, Abel Pina, Henry Pina, and
Jerry Pina. They perform a 2 minute act that includes
In Chapter 3, "The Decoy," Harry Johnson and Henry Johnson are shown
passing 6 clubs
with shoulder throws for 15 seconds.
In Chapter 5, "Desperate Chances," the Johnson's repeat the club passing
as before, and add a
3 club and hat stealing routine
for about 40 seconds.
In Chapter 6, "The Human Target,"
the Johnson's appear several times
over a 3 minute period. First, one tosses many hats to the other.
They then do a comedy routine with 3 clubs each, and then juggle 5 hats
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