Juggling in Movies

Man on Wire (2008)

[James Marsh film; Philippe Petit, Jean-Louis Blondeau, Annie Allix]

A documentary on tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers on August 7, 1974. See also: Walk.

This documentary includes short scenes of very early Philippe Petit performances that included brief bits of juggling.
At 9 minutes, Young Philippe juggles 3 clubs for 4 seconds while walking the wire. At 13 minutes, Philippe juggles 3 clubs for 2 seconds while walking between the towers of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, June 26, 1971. At 84 minutes, Philippe juggles 3 balls for 1 second, naked.

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