• Short Summary

    Custom of carrying flower garlands on poles to the church for blessing in an Austrian village.

  • Description

    Titles read: "THE FEAST OF THE FLOWERS".

    Zederhaus near Salzburg, Austria.

    Various shots of children picking flowers on a mountainside, chasing each other and rolling down the hill. Back in the village, adults weave the flowers into garlands of flowers that are wound round 18 foot long poles and carried in a procession through the town to the church, to receive a blessing and the assurance of a prosperous harvest.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1163.06
    Media URN:
    40196
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:15:00 / 01:12:30:00
    Canister:
    PT 229

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