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Tower Circus Elephants Bathing and Stanley Park
Tower Circus Elephants Bathing and Stanley Park

Tower Circus Elephants Bathing and Stanley Park 1930


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Tower Circus Elephants Bathing and Stanley Park 1930

9 mins United Kingdom

What are elephants doing on Blackpool beach? Enjoying the seaside like everyone else, it seems - a scene from the great Lancashire resort that you wouldn't see every day. This fascinating film from circus ringmaster and amateur filmmaker George Lockhart also shows us a family and dog enjoying their garden, takes a stroll through Stanley Park, and then takes to the water on the busy boating lake.

Set up in 1977, the North West Film Archive preserves moving images made in or about Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and Cumbria and offers a variety of access services to users in the public, academic and commercial sectors.


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Elephants Blackpool Circus Beaches Boating (recreational) Parks


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