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    Festival of Les Soufflaculs in Sainte-Claude, a small town in East France.

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    Festival (Les Soufflaculs) in Sainte-Claude - a small town in the department Jura in eastern France.

    VS crowd in the street, many wear white robes & close-fitting hats with fake noses & masks. Some revellers on carnival float, others in street, crowd of villagers in ordinary clothing surround them.

    CU man with silly false nose & exaggerated Napoleon type hat. CU huge grotesque papier-mâché head with lace bonnet. Various shots people in costume riding hobby horses, they clown around, entertaining the crowd.

    Various shots street packed with people dancing in street, a band plays behind them. Some men in white robes dance in a circle, in the middle of the circle are three women in normal clothes. More shots men in white dancing around women - they try to grab their legs / lift their skirts! LS people in white dancing in park. CU people in fancy dress.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:38:00 / 01:02:18:00
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