Man on Wire

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

released: 2008 Jan 22   duration: 1:34:07

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 0:09:19, young Philippe juggles 3 clubs for 4 seconds while walking a wire.

At 0:13:22, Philippe juggles 3 clubs for 2 seconds while walking between the towers of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, June 26, 1971.

At 1:24:23, Philippe juggles 3 balls for 1 second, naked.

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