Several shots of the traditional English custom of 'Throwing the Hood'. A man dressed as the 'village fool' is manhandled about and seems to be set on fire by local villagers (not badly!). We then see a man throwing the hood, which looks like a leather truncheon (oo-er),...
Unidentified out takes (cuts, rushes) - CP UNI 3.
British Rugby League players are given a welcoming dance by Maoris on New Zealand tour.
Paris Waiters compete for quick service championship - running with trays of drinks.
Heidelberg celebrates the end of winter.
Footage of the Mounting of the Guards ceremony on Horse Guards Parade, London.
The people of Venice dress up in costumes to celebrate old customs of Doges. Italy.
Cuts (out takes, rushes) from FIRST HELD IN 1399 in G 1323.
Footage of Geisha girls dancing in Japan.