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  • Short Summary

    Flower carnival in Paris.

  • Description

    Paris, France.

    Title missing, according to the orginal issue sheet should read: "Parisians flock to great floral festival of Spring".

    L/S of a parade of horse drawn floats coming down the drive. The floats are decorated with columns and garlands of flowers, women dressed in diaphanous gowns pose gracefully on them. Various M/Ss of a procession of floats coming up a crowd lined street, the spectators shelter under umbrellas. M/S of a little boy in a peddle car decorated in flowers. More shots of flower covered cars in the procession. More general shots of cars and floats coming down the driveway of a large house.

    Panning shot follows a little girl wearing butterfly wings as she peddles along on a flower covered tricycle. More shots of the parade. More shots of the children on their peddle cars and tricycles in the parade, their parents walk alongside them. C/U of two little girls wearing flower covered bonnets, they are sitting in a flower covered carriage. The elder of the two girls blows a kiss at the camera. M/S of a little boy holding the reigns of a pony pulling the girl's carriage. More shots of the parade, including some shots of a band of drummers.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:19:00 / 01:29:18:00
    G 1294

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