Shrove tide in Tyrol village of Nassereith.
Nassereith, Tyrol, Austria.
A masked pageant marks Shrove tide in Austrian village of Nassereith, Tyrol. Various shots of the procession of people in fancy costumes moving through the village streets. CU. Head shots of two grotesque masks. MS. Men, dressed as bears, have a rough and tumble. MS. Dancers carrying sticks and brooms to drive winter out of the country. CU. An old man personifying winter hobbling away. Shots of the crowd watching the show. Snow on the streets and houses and mountain peaks covered in snow in background throughout the item.
Note - the date in the old record 20/03/1947. German voiceover.