Cinema: The New Pictures: May 9, 1932

Trapeze (Harmonic-film), a German talkie with English subtitles, was directed by E. A. Dupont, who made Variety. His penchant for oblique photography is appropriate for aerial acrobatics like the trick called "Salto Mortale," which the three principal personages in this picture perform at frequent intervals. "Salto Mortale" is a giant swing on a revolving platform followed by a jump to a trapeze that has to be released by a ground-lever at exactly the right moment. It is performed by Marina (Anna Sten) and Jim (Reinhold Bernt), an arrogant animal-feeder who volunteers...

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