Japanese Boy Acrobats at Pan-American Exposition

Japanese Boy Acrobats at Pan-American Exposition
Clip: 493563_1_1
Year Shot: 1901 (Actual Year)
Audio: No
Video: B/W
Tape Master: 1151
Original Film: H7330
Location: Buffalo, NY, USA
Timecode: 00:27:03 - 00:29:44

Filmed at The "Japanese Village", one of the exhibits on the Midway at the Pan-American Exposition. 3 Japanese boys (ranging in age from c. 7-8 - teenage) wearing white shirts and dark shorts come running into view and start doing a gymnastics routine; BG is a two-story house with a balcony, and plants and trees in small garden, also looks like some narrow pooles in garden with small parasol tops on them. The boys perform back handsprings, back flips, unusual handstands, lifts, successions of round-offs etc. A young Japanese man in western dress stands at rt. watching; and several other people (most in Western attire) show up and hang out in front of house watching.