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  • Short Summary

    A look at the fabulous floats and crazy costumes at the French Riviera carnival.

  • Description

    Nice, France.

    Title: "GREATEST of all CARNIVALS. Gaily clad revellers - with many weird figures - throng the famous Riviera resort".

    High angled shot of the carnival winding through a crowd lined square, in the centre is a float carrying a gigantic model of a girl waving. Panning shot follows the float around the square past large squares. M/S of the float passing the camera, many people in fancy dress dance around it, the figures on the float are Indian. M/S of another float passing, also surrounded by dancers, it carries an automated figure of a man twirling a walking stick. Various shots of people in big head costumes passing the camera. M/S of people dressed as clowns passing the camera, followed by a brass band and more big heads.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    332.27
    Media URN:
    24264
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:01:00 / 01:48:09:00
    Canister:
    G 1063

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