Montage of footage from beer festival, remembrance service and war memorial in Germany.
Southern Germany - beer festival, remembrance service, war memorial - 1920s.
Montage of shots cutting back & forth between scenes. Crowd in public square; people sit at long narrow tables or boards; drinking beer from steins; many First World War veterans present.
Rifle salute at remembrance service. Small band playing on porch.
Shot put contest; man throwing.
War remembrance activities. Parade in park and on city street; marchers in many types military uniforms.
People at beer fest pose lifting steins and drinking; big smiles all around; women wear cloche hats. Men shouting or singing drunkenly; some of them climbing up on something. Pan over square looking down at crowd of beer drinkers. CU 2 men on a bench both remove their hats; pick up mugs of beer; drink; set mugs down & replace hats - all simultaneously!
Large park w/ castle in distance. Various shots of war memorial (statue of naked Teutonic males holding up sword); wreath; Field Marshall / President Paul von Hindenburg giving speech; etc.
Patriotism; alcoholic beverages; monuments; ceremonies; recreation; fun.