Annual religious procession in Calabria.
Italian title reads 'La Processione Della 'Varia''.
Palmi, Calabria, Italy.
CU. Relief map showing the coastline of Calabria. LS. From boat, of coastline. LS. Rock formation - two shots. LS. Start of religious procession, people carrying two tall figures. CU. Tall figure of woman. SCU. Man beating hand drum. CU. Head of tall figure of man. CU. Man playing pipe. CU. A youth of the village having thorn basket placed on his head. LS. Procession of youths marching along with thorn baskets on their heads. LS. Crowd. LS. Little girl being carried in basket - two shots. LS. Procession marching past. LS. Little girl being hoisted onto high stand to be carried through streets. LS. Building, with people on roof and balconies. LS. Little girl on high stand being borne through mass of people in the street. MS. Looking up at girl on top of stand, pan down to roadway. Crowd watching. Line of gravestones on top of hill, town in foreground.
Date found in the old record - 09/09/1948.