After a dip in the Thames last year, Franz Burbach takes another shot at tight-rope walking across London's river - much to the disappointment of the crowd, he succeeds.
GV pleasure steamer on Thames near Southwark Bridge. SV people on steamer, pan up to Franz Burbach straddled across tight-rope in middle of Thames (1971). SV police launch. LV Franz hanging onto tight-rope. CU man with camera. GV as Franz drops into Thames (end of 1971 sequence). GV looking across Thames showing new tight-rope. SV tight-rope pulleys fixed to pillar in building. CU tight-rope on pulley. SBV Franz steps off platform onto tight-rope to start walk. GV zoom into Franz walking on tight-rope. GV ditto in centre of rope with crowds watching from Southwark Bridge. SV crowds watching from bridge. GV zoom in Franz walking across rope. GV Franz 3/4 way over. BV Franz walking showing his pole swaying. GV zoom in as Franz nears end of walk across Thames. SV police launch below. LV Franz steps off rope onto platform & is congratulated. SV crowds applauding from bridge. CU Franz Burbach after tight-rope walk.
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