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  • Short Summary

    Nice holds a grand carnival with spectacular floats.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Greatest of all carnivals! gaily clad revellers - with many weird figures - throng the famous Riviera Resort."

    Nice, France

    M/S of street scene outside casino restaurant, with a large crowd watching a procession of various floats. These include a jockey on a rocket, a huge bird with an old lady on top, a man riding a shark , people walking along wearing duck costumes, and people on horseback with flowers for hats. A huge float is constructed like a giant man with a woman on his back, pushing a wheelbarrow. It is so large that the wheelbarrow containing people jumping about and singing look really tiny.

    Note: Item title screen is missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    670.14
    Media URN:
    32949
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:22:00 / 01:19:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1373

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