|Title ID||8396||Collection ID||1188|
|Title||Flying the Foam and Fancy Diving|
|Theme||Early film in the South East Seaside|
|Keywords||Bicycles Beaches Piers [West Pier, Brighton] Entertainment Seaside Resorts Performing Arts Piers|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
A sequence of stunts is performed by Professor Reddish in 1906 at the West Pier for a crowd of onlookers in this footage by James Williamson.
A sequence of stunts by "Professor" Reddish shot from the crowds on the West Pier and shore [?]. Reddish flies off the pier on a bicycle before shooting back out of the sea. Further footage of dives off the pier follow. Divers leap and somersault into the water from the pier, only to hop back up onto the diving board.