7.0/10
39

Equestrian Acrobats (1937)

This Pete Smith Specialty showcases the Cristiani Family, a circus act. They mount and dismount moving horses and perform acrobatic feats while riding them.

Director:

David Miller

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Certificate: Passed Short | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A young girl, wanting a life of luxury, takes the "easy" way, and winds up in jail.

Director: Edward L. Cahn
Stars: Irene Hervey, Robert Livingston, Robert Warwick
Dark Magic (1939)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Joseph A. Doakes goes into a shop looking for a gift for his son, and the clerk shows him a box of magic tricks. After a store employee demonstrates several of them, Doakes purchases a ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland
Stars: Robert Benchley, Ruth Lee, John Scarne
Our Old Car (1946)
Certificate: Passed Short | Biography | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

John Nesbitt traces his life and his neighborhood history by the succession of cars his father owned.

Director: Cy Endfield
Stars: John Nesbitt, Billy Gray, Jack Perrin
Drama | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A teen boy is given advice on what to do, and what not to do, on a date.

Director: Ted Peshak
Stars: Jackie Gleason, John Lindsay
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A crime-busting lawyer and his initially reluctant attorney father take on the forces that run gambling and prostitution in their small Southern town.

Director: Phil Karlson
Stars: John McIntire, Richard Kiley, Kathryn Grant
Hot Money (1935)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A thief on the run dumps some hot money in Thelma and Patsy's lap.

Director: James W. Horne
Stars: Thelma Todd, Patsy Kelly, James Burke
How to Eat (1939)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Humorist Robert Benchley discusses the issue of food and how different situations can affect one's ability to consume and digest food, using his stock everyman and slightly bumbling ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland
Stars: Robert Benchley, Ruth Lee, George Lessey
Diamond Demon (1947)
Short | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The remarkable talents of baseball pitcher and trick artist Johnny Price are showcased including throwing two balls at once to two catchers, pitching blindfolded, throwing and hitting hanging upside down, and fielding fungoes in a jeep.

Director: Dave O'Brien
Stars: Pete Smith, Johnny Price
Short | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In this Sportscope short, children from preschool age through age 14 are shown diving from various heights into a swimming pool. Lissa Bengston, of the Royal Academy of Physical Education ... See full summary »

Stars: Harry Wismer, Lissa Bengston
Certificate: Passed Short | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

This 1937 Vitaphone short was reissued in 1953 to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase. In 1803, American President Thomas Jefferson appointed James Monroe to ... See full summary »

Director: Crane Wilbur
Stars: Addison Richards, Erville Alderson, Suzanne Kaaren
Old Shep (1936)
Drama | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A man sadly faces the euthanasia of his old and faithful dog.

Director: Harold S. Bucquet
Stars: Charles 'Chic' Sale
Short | Biography | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The story of John Peter Zenger, who was tried for sedition based on what he printed in his newspaper. His subsequent acquittal established the concept of freedom of the press.

Director: Joseph M. Newman
Stars: John Nesbitt, Victor Kilian, Naomi Childers
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Pete Smith ... Narrator (voice)
The Cristiani Family ... Themselves
Edit

Storyline

This Pete Smith Specialty showcases the Cristiani Family, a circus act. They mount and dismount moving horses and perform acrobatic feats while riding them. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@verizon.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary | Short

Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 August 1937 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Edited into Fancy Answers (1941) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed