Farmers standing in a field at night firing their pistols and rifles, to signal in the New Year.
LS. Across snow covered field of the village of Berchtesgaden. Various shots, int. old farmers cleaning and loading pistols and shot guns. They leave the room and as they do so, the woman of the house sprinkles them with holy water. Various shots of farmers in traditional costume walking across snow covered fields at night. Various shots of farmers standing in a field at night firing their pistols and rifles, to signal in the New Year. LS. Snow covered mountain, pan down to forest.