German Carnival 1969

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    Cologne, Germany.

    Various shots of the Carnival of the Rhine, which this year has the theme of International Food. It seems to be sleeting or snowing and looks quite a cold and miserable day. People walk along and ride in floats wearing fancy dress costume. A marching band all wear huge apples or tomatoes on their heads. Some people throw food from floats and crowds try to catch it. Several shots of floats, each one depicting a different kind of food and its country of origin. Among them is a huge head made to look like Charles de Gaulle inside a massive oyster.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    57146
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2095.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:21:00 / 01:04:17:00
    Canister:
    69/19
    Sort Number:
    69/019
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
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