• Short Summary

    After the Carnival's street processions comes the turn of the sea. French Naval Officers and their ladies hold a battle of flowers

  • Description

    Villefranche, France.

    Title card reads: "Battle of Flowers - at Villefranche"

    WS. Harbour at Villefranche on the French Riviera near Cannes pan to see the grandstands filled with people.

    WS. the battle of flowers in progress as boats decorated with flowers bombard the people seated in the grandstands. LS. Small boat covered in flowers as the battle wages with the people in the stands. WS. Pan across two boats. WS. Spectators feet on the rail. LS. The battle in progress with a small boat crammed with people. MS. A woman picking flower heads from a bouquet to throw. WS. people hurling flowers. WS. Dragons head.

    WS. Girls on a small boat throwing flowers. WS. The harbour full of decorated boats. MS. Naval officers in uniform throwing flowers. MS. Girls throwing bunches of flowers. WS. Girls throwing flowers. WS. As the people in the boats and the people on the quayside hurl flowers around. MS. The water in the harbour full of the remains of flowers.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:00:00 / 01:09:54:00

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