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    Ancient festival to mark the end of winter, the Tyrol, Austria

    Full titles read: "EXIT WINTER !"

    C/U's of two people wearing special masks. One has a large moustache and a fantastic head-dress he is called a 'Ringer'. C/U of the 'Ringer' carrying very large cow bells around his waist. Various shots the festival in progress. Numerous women dressed as witches dance in a circle with large brooms to "drive winter away." High angle shot of the festival and of crowds watching from either side of the street. L/S of a large float being pulled along the street which has a large head with an opening and closing mouth.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    37864
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1094.25
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:45:00 / 01:44:08:00
    Canister:
    PT 207
    Sort Number:
    PT 207
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Exploration
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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