Various carnival parades in Europe to mark beginning of Lent.
Full title reads: "Carnival time on the Continent".
Carnivals in Europe to mark beginning of Lent. Old records name location as Italy, South of France and Germany are also shown.
Various shots of carnival parades. People in fancy dress cavorting on elaborately made floats. Includes people riding model elephants and tortoises, period costumes, clowns, characters from nursery rhymes. Crowds lined the streets, swaying to music.
Various shots of Riviera carnivals - festival of the lemon, people in Nice throwing plaster of Paris confetti.