• Short Summary

    WHILE MOST OF EUROPE SHIVERED IN WINTER'S ICY GRIP, GLORIOUS SUNSHINE CAME TO THE FRENCH RIVIERA TODAY (SUNDAY) AS BIG CROWDS GATHERED IN NICE TO CELEBRATE THE CITY'S ANNUAL SPRING CARNIVAL - BIGGEST IN FRANCE.

  • Description

    WHILE MOST OF EUROPE SHIVERED IN WINTER'S ICY GRIP, GLORIOUS SUNSHINE CAME TO THE FRENCH RIVIERA TODAY (SUNDAY) AS BIG CROWDS GATHERED IN NICE TO CELEBRATE THE CITY'S ANNUAL SPRING CARNIVAL - BIGGEST IN FRANCE.

    DECORATIVE FLOATS CARRYING GIANT REPLICAS OF ANIMALS, PRETTY GIRLS AND MUSICIANS PARADED ALONG NICE'S FAMED SEA-FRONT. REVELLERS IN LOCAL COSTUME AND OTHERS WEARING GROTESQUE MASKS TOOK PART IN THE PROCESSION.

    MANY FOREIGN HOLIDAYMAKERS, WINTERING ON THE COTE D'AZUR, WERE AMONG THE WATCHING CROWDS. THE TRADITIONAL BATTLE OF CONFETTI BETWEEN GIRLS ON THE FLOATS AND SPECTATORS PROVIDED BOISTEROUS FUN FOR THE YOUNG AND MORE ENERGETIC.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2RJ8EQQP5Z9P9WVYT2V9CJVB4
    Media URN:
    VLVA2RJ8EQQP5Z9P9WVYT2V9CJVB4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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