• Short Summary

    Flower festival procession through the streets of San Remo in Italy.

  • Description

    Titles read: "SAN REMO - FLOWER FESTIVAL".

    Italy.

    Various shots of flower-decked floats moving through the streets of San Remo during the annual flower festival. The people on the floats throw flowers to the crowd and they throw flowers back. One float is made in the shape of a banjo with a girl sitting in the middle of it.

    Three girls in huge crinoline dresses are towed down the street by a tractor, they are standing on trolleys which are hidden beneath their dresses. Shot of a flower decked float called 'Piove', which is dedicated to a song and has special 'rain' effects. Travel shot, taken from float looking through the rain.

    Panning shot of a float with boys and girls dressed up as soldiers and a model fort behind them. A boy dressed in a cowboy outfit looks on.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1567.29
    Media URN:
    58747
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:22:00 / 01:50:00:00
    Canister:
    59/11

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