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Flying the Foam and Some Fancy Diving
Flying the Foam and Some Fancy Diving

Flying the Foam and Some Fancy Diving 1906

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Flying the Foam and Some Fancy Diving 1906

2 mins United Kingdom Director. James Williamson

Pier-entertainer 'Professor' Reddish was a dab hand at 'flying the foam' - a popular stunt which involved riding a bicycle down a steep ramp off the end of Brighton's West Pier. James Williamson, the most inventive of Britain's film pioneers, shoots the action from all angles - and even in reverse - maximising the sheer joy of seeing a man plunge spectacularly into the sea... only to spring back out again.

This is thought to be a reissue of an earlier film shot by Williamson in 1902.

Directed by

James Williamson

Genres

Trick film Sport

Tags

Piers Diving Stunts

Collection

Pedal Power

Released

1906

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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