A battle of flowers opens the Carnival Season at Cannes.
Title: "Carnival Season Opens on the Riviera with Battle of Flowers at Cannes".
High angle shots of a fairground beside the beach. M/S of a policeman walking between two lines of traffic - all the vehicles - cars, vans and carts - are decorated with flowers. M/S of the flower covered vehicles passing a spectator stand, flowers are thrown from the stand and from the cars. M/S of a group of little boys in white suits throwing flowers at passing floats. M/S of a horse drawn float led by men in military uniform, the little boys throw more flowers. C/U of a group of people in an open topped car throwing flowers at passers-by.