• Short Summary

    A GIANT PAPIER MACHE EFFIGY OF CHRISTINE KEELER DOMINATED A HUGE PROCESSION THROUGH THE STREETS OF COLOGNE THIS AFTERNOON (MONDAY).

  • Description

    A GIANT PAPIER MACHE EFFIGY OF CHRISTINE KEELER DOMINATED A HUGE PROCESSION THROUGH THE STREETS OF COLOGNE THIS AFTERNOON (MONDAY). THE SIX-KILOMETER-LONG (3 3/4-MILE) PARADE MARKED THE START OF THE RHINELAND'S ANNUAL PRE-LENTEN FASCHING CARNIVAL.

    FUN-LOVING GERMANS AND HUNDREDS OF VISITING TOURISTS FROM ALL OVER WESTERN EUROPE CHEERED AS THE SKIT ON BRITAIN'S PROFOUND SCANDAL ROLLED PAST. KEELER, NOW IN JAIL FOR PERJURY, WAS SHOWN SPRAWLED SENSUOUSLY AND FLANKED BY THREE FROWNING MEN MASQUERADING AS CABINET MINISTERS.

    AS ESTIMATED ONE MILLION PEOPLE, MANY IN FANCY DRESS AFTER TAKING TIME OFF ALL-NIGHT PARTIES - OTHERS FROM OFFICE WORK, LINED THE STREETS TO WATCH THE STREAM OF FLOATS, EACH WITH ITS OWN TWINGE OF RAW COLOGNE HUMOUR.

    ALL TOLD, 4,400 PEOPLE, INCLUDING 1,500 MUSICIANS, MADE UP THE PROCESSION WITH ITS 28 FESTIVE FLOATS. OTHER CARNIVAL CENTERS INCLUDED DUESSELDORF, MAINZ, AACHEN, BONN AND MUNICH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC3BWV96PAGBDOSAWCI5ZIU5MF
    Media URN:
    VLVAC3BWV96PAGBDOSAWCI5ZIU5MF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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