Trick Riding (1895)


Trick Riding Poster
Original Title: La voltige
Type: Short
Genre: Documentary, Short, Comedy
Runtime: 1 Minute
Release Date: Jul 1896 (Finland)
Is Adult: No
Language: 
n/A
Rated: n/A
Director: 
Louis Lumière
Stars: 
n/A  




Description

A man tries to get on a horse , but he climbs to one side and falls from the other, until he manages to stay in balance.




Plot

In the background is a house. In the foreground, a groom holds the reins of a sleek black horse that stands in profile. A tall man, dressed in a black uniform, demonstrates how to mount the horse then encourages and tries to assist a man in white. The man in white keeps falling, and soon it's apparent that he's an putting on a show. His pratfalls become more elaborate and stylish. The horse stands patient. The little groom laughs to see such sport. And finally, the man in white finds a comic accommodation. The story, though brief, has a beginning, middle, and end. Written by





Details (General)

  • AKA (Also Known As)

    Trick Riding (United States)
    A Acrobacia (Brazil)
    Hyppyjä (Finland)
    Вoльтижировка (Russia)

  • Company

    Lumière

  • Country

    France

  • Location

    Lyon
    Rhône
    Rhône-Alpes
    France





  • Details (Technical)

  • Aspect Ratio

    1.33 : 1

  • Color

    Black and White

  • Sound Mix

    Silent