Posted by on Nov 25, 2012

Prod.: Pathé Frères, Paris. Colour (stencil coloured), silent, 148m,
ca. 8 min (16 fps)

An early production by eminent French film pioneers, the Pathé brothers. Taking center stage are two members of a Japanese circus family, which made its name as part of the celebrated Wirth’s and Fitzgerald Brothers’ Circuses in the 1890s.

Restored in 4K from a stencil coloured 35mm nitrate positive print.