Mother Throwing Knives at Her 5 & 2-Year-Old Daughters? Not Going Down In 2015

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A video of a famous Texas knife-thrower, Louella Gallagher is making a comeback on Reddit and you won't believe who her guinea pigs were during her acts in the 1950's.

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Watching this video you can't help but think that there is no way this would go down in 2015. What's even more interesting about this all is that a 5-year-old and 2-year-old can stand still enough that their knife-throwing mother can successfully entertain spectators.

The video dates back to the 1950's and is now making a comeback on the internet.

"There's a stark contrast between the suburban setting (mom in a dress, cropped grass, girls in playsuits) and the dangerous display," according to an earlier Slate article.

"Louella Gallagher throws knives at her 5-year-old and 2 1/2 -year-old in an Austin, Texas, backyard, as a crowd of children looks on."

One of the scariest parts of this video has got to be around the 40-second mark where Gallagher has a near miss with the knife which ends up tumbling beside her daughter. It makes you wonder if this would ever be possible in 2015 and how people would react if they saw a street act like this one while casually walking through a city.

It really just makes you want to stop her and take those children to child protective services. The video was originally posted to the Public Domain Newsreels YouTube Channel. Would you be able to watch this in today's society?

Watch Louella Gallagher Throw Knives At Her 5-year-old and 2 and a half year-old daughters.