Full titles read: "MAY DAY CELEBRATIONS"
L/S's of May Day celebrations in Elstow in Bedfordshire. L/S's of the May queen's procession. VL/S of the May Queen being crowned. L/S's of children dancing around the maypole. Several more shots of the celebrations in progress watched by large crowds.
Pathe Christmas story - carol singing around the World.
May day celebration at Elstow - crowning the "May Queen".
Parisians enjoy first May Day since war: parades, picnics, rural and street scenes.
Cuts from newsreel 49/49 - military parade in Rome, Italy.
Kate Kennedy Day celebrations at St. Andrews.
The Soviet Union celebrates fifty years of May Day celebrations in Russia
Footage of May Queen pageant in Llangollen, Wales.