A Swabian costume carnival takes place through the streets of Offenburg, with plenty of strange costumes on show. Germany.
Item title reads - Masked Carnival. Procession through streets of Offenburg.
M/S of a band playing and ladies waving. M/S of people in strange costumes with big trousers, and bald masks, they are waving brooms. Various shots of the Swabian costume carnival, one person is dressed as a donkey and others dance around as jesters. Various shots of the carnival procession and outfits. M/S as boys carry a man sitting astride a stripy pole, he is throwing something from a basket to the crowds lining the street. M/S of people dancing in their strange masks. M/S of a man being wheeled down the street on a bed. M/S of men dressed as barrels with big pointed hats. Various shots of the carnival, a man jumps in a pram. Various shots as people hit each other with balloons on sticks.