Full titles read: "GROTESQUE ART"
L/S's of people at work on the huge figures to be used in a carnival in Viareggio in Italy. C/U of one of the ugly looking figure heads. Several more shots of the papermache figures being made.
Numerous small children take part in the Grande Parade.
Sailors repaint their ship and celebrate with a fancy dress parade.
Cuts (out takes, rushes) for CHANNEL SWIM SKIT in G 1325.
Street parade with a flour fight thrown in.
A costume fete takes place in the Pyrenees, France.
A look at the fabulous floats and crazy costumes at the French Riviera carnival.
Fantastic floats and comical big heads on display at the Blackpool Carnival.
Fragment from an early comedy film - a man dressed as a woman jokes with the camera.