Juggling in Movies

Trapeze (1956)

[Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado]

Mike Ribble was once a great trapeze artist, and claims to have completed a triple somersault, before his accident. Tino joins the circus, and manages to convince Mike to teach him the triple. Meanwhile Lola, a tumbler, wants to get in on the act.

Juggler Ward Shattuck was listed as having a minor role, though named incorrectly as Edward Ward.
At 0:05:49, for 44 seconds we see 6, 5, and 3 rings juggled in the background.
At 0:10:44, 4 clubs are juggled in the background for 6 seconds.
At 0:24:22, in the next 2 minutes we see nearly nonstop juggling in the background with 3 clubs, 4 rings, 4 large balls, and 4 clubs.
At 0:28:12, 4 clubs are juggled in the background for 3 seconds.
At 0:50:32, 3 clubs are juggled by two people, one a young boy, for about 20 seconds.
At 1:11:15, 5 rings are juggled for 26 seconds.
The entire movie may be seen here.

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