Details
FOOTAGE number
BOF1066285
Title
Daredevil Red Hill Jr. rides over Niagra Falls in a homemade barrel but does not survive, 1951
Date
1951 (C20th)
Description
Daredevil Red Hill Jr. attempts to ride the Falls in his homemade 'barrel' made of 14 inner tubes lashed together with canvas, but ends in tragedy. Rescuers find the tubes but Hill himself is no where to be found. August 1951.
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
20th century / dog / fatal / smiling / barrel / stunt / failed / barrels / famous / sadness / looking at camera / man / 50s / men / c20th / canadian / spaniel / waterfalls / narration / brother / dogs / the thing / waterfall / posing / died / archival / archive / death / north america / 1950s / spectators / sound / canada / niagara falls / sad / dangerous / pets / tragedy / water / cu face / august 5th / black and white / footage / male / audience / pet / fall / drop / narrated / voice over / history / daredevil / c20 / vo / bw / 1951 / audio / ontario / video / clip
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Availability
Dimension [pixels] File size [MB] Duration [Seconds]
Footage 720 × 576 px 325 MB 69
Copyright
Out of copyright

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