Good footage of a number of carnivals in a Holland, France and Germany.
Full titles read: "CARNIVAL TIME ON THE CONTINENT"
Various good shots of numerous people skating on an indoor ice rink in traditional looking fancy dress costumes in Holland. M/S of three men in shabby frock coats and scarfs raising their glasses towards the camera. M/S of man wearing boater hat and enormous bow-tie. Several shots of street carnival in Cannes in France.
L/S's of thousand of people turning out for the Rhine Wine festival in Germany (not sure of the city). Several shots of some grotesque figures on floats passing through the streets. L/Ss of man in military uniform and on stilts being helped to his feet. Very good L/Ss of of the members of the German public sitting down holding hands swaying from side to side as they sing. Excellent shots of upper class looking men and women standing looking down on the proceedings from balconies and drinking wine.
Cataloguer's note: The item contains some very good footage of life in pre-war Germany.