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MOVING PICTURE COWBOY.
Poster for 'The Moving Picture Cowboy' featuring Tom Mix doing stunts. Lithograph, American, 1914.
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TIGHTROPE WALKER, 1860.
William Leonard Hunt, known as The Great Farini, crossing the Niagara River on a tightrope with a man on his back, 29 August 1860. Contemporary English wood engraving.
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SILENT FILM STILL: STUNTS.
Audrey Ferris.
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HUMAN FLY, 1924.
John Reynolds, the 'Human Fly,' atop the flagpole of the Times-Herald Building at Washington, D.C., 1924.
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PEOPLE.
Germany: young woman on a meadow put her feat in a runnel - 01.07.1955 Model-release-yes!.
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STUNT PILOT GERD ACHGELIS.
Gerd Achgelis, stunt pilot, Germany - getting out of the plane - 1935, published in B.Z. 18.01.1935, ullstein bild ID 00937257.
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0117363
KATHERINE STINSON (1891-1977).
American aviator, flight instructor and mail carrier. Known on the exhibition circuit as 'Flying Schoolgirl.' On July 18, 1915, Stinson became the first woman to perform a loop, at Cicero Field in Chicago, and went on to perform this feat some 500 times without a single accident. Photographed holding the propeller, c1915.
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0089428
MATTHEW WEBB (1848-1883).
English swimmer. Webb's arrival at Calais, France, on his second and successful attempt to swim the English Channel, 25 August 1875. Wood engraving from a contemporary English newspaper.
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HARRY HOUDINI (1874-1926).
American magician. Houdini diving into a swimming pool, at Los Angeles, California, with handcuffs, his feet bound in chains, and a 24-lb shot, 1923.
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0176707
ALVIN 'SHIPWRECK' KELLY
(c1893-1952). American stunt actor and champion flagpole sitter. Kelly seated on top of a flagpole in Union City, New Jersey, 1929.
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AIRPLANE TENNIS, 1925.
Ivan Unger and Gladys Roy playing tennis on the wings of a biplane in flight. Hand-colored photograph, 1925.
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TIGHTROPE WALKER, 1983.
Photograph of Philippe Petit walking on a rope between Saint Merri Church and the fifth floor of the Pompidou Center, at 52 meters high, in Paris, France, 23 December 1983.
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NEW YORK CITY: HUMAN FLY.
Front page of the Daily News, 27 May 1977, after George Willig, also known as the 'Human Fly,' climbed the South Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. EDITORIAL USE ONLY.
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SILENT STILL: MAN IN DISTRESS.
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ENGLAND: ACROBAT, c1750.
An English acrobat of the 18th century. Line engraving, 19th century.
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HÉLÈNE DUTRIEU (1877-1961).
French cycling world champion, motorcyclist, automobile racer, stunt driver and pioneer aviator, known as 'Girl Hawk,' the most daring and accomplished woman pilot of her time. Photograph, c1911.
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HÉLÈNE DUTRIEU (1877-1961).
French cycling world champion, motorcyclist, automobile racer, stunt driver and pioneer aviator, known as 'Girl Hawk,' the most daring and accomplished woman pilot of her time. Photographed seated in a chair, c1915.
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CIRCUS: ACROBATS.
Lithograph, 19th century.
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ALVIN 'SHIPWRECK' KELLY
(c1893-1952). American stunt actor and champion flagpole sitter. Kelly dunking donuts while doing a handstand on top of the Chanin Building in New York City, c1933.
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CIRCUS ACROBATS, 1849.
Acrobats at a Drury Lane Theatre in London: line engraving, English, 1849.
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ANNIE EDSON TAYLOR
(1858-1921). American schoolteacher and daredevil. She was the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel. Photograph, c1901.
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ANNIE EDSON TAYLOR
(1858-1921). American schoolteacher and daredevil. Taylor lies in a barrel in preparation to be the first person to successfully go over Niagara Falls, 1901.
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SILENT FILM STILL: WESTERN.
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CIRCUS: ACROBAT, 1878.
The Queen of the Circus. Wood engraving, American, 1878.
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HISTORY.
Spain, 20th century - Tragic 'wall of death' trial during car race at Madrid's Price Theatre. Cover illustration from La Domenica del Corriere, Sunday supplement to Italian daily newspaper Il Corriere della Sera, February 7, 1904. Illustrator Achille Beltrame. Full Credit: Copyright DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved. THIRD-
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ARCHAEOLOGY.
Men trying to pull a cow to the ground, relief of Ni Mastaba of Ankh-Khnum and Khnum Hotep, Saqqara Necropolis, Memphis (Unesco World Heritage List, 1979), Egypt. Egyptian civilisation, Old Kingdom, Dynasty V. Full credit: De Agostini / C. Sappa / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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WOMAN BARNSTORMER, 1913.
'Tiny' Broadwick suspended from a plane piloted by Glenn L. Martin, 1913.
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FILM STILL: ROOKIES, 1927.
Starring Frank Currier, Marceline Day and Karl Dane.
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0117499
ART SMITH (1894-1926).
American aviator, stunt pilot and pioneer of skywriting at night. Photographed seated in the cockpit of his biplane on the aviation field at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, California. Stereograph, 24 June 1915.
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0016938
HARRY HOUDINI (1874-1926).
American magician. Houdini escaping from his straitjacket while suspended during a midair stunt in 1916.
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NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA, U.S.A.
A plane practices its stunts in the skies over Virginia. Underwood And Underwood.
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PLANE.
Jump from the wing of a plane to a rope ladder suspended from another. International Film Service.
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HOLD EVERYTHING, 1930.
Winnie Lightner and Joe E. Brown.
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0014707
HARRY HOUDINI (1874-1926).
American magician. A shackled Houdini about to be padlocked into a packing case and lowered into New York harbor, 1914.
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SILENT FILM STILL: TRAINS.
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0068997
HARRY HOUDINI (1874-1926).
American magician. Film still.
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THEATER: BICYCLES, 1901.
Cyclists performing on the bicycle track on stage at Keith's Union Square Theatre, New York City, c1901.
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THEATER: BICYCLES, 1901.
Cyclists performing on the bicycle track on stage at Keith's Union Square Theatre, New York City, c1901.
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HARRY HOUDINI (1874-1926).
American magician. Houdini entering the galvanized casket at the swimming pool of the Hotel Shelton, New York City, 5 August 1926.
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WING WALKING, c1925.
Left to right: Spider Matlock, Al Johnson and Fronty Nichols performing stunts on the wings of a biplane piloted by Bon MacDougall. Photograph, c1925.
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