The annual mid-Lent carnival in Paris.
The Annual Mi-careme (Mid-Lent) Festival.
High angled L/S of a parade going through the city streets. Various high angled shots of carnival floats driving through a densely packed ground. L/S of a massive crowd in front of a large, grand looking building. High angled shot of the swarming mass of people. High angled shot of a troop of clowns dressed in white walking along in the parade. M/S of the parade passing a large palace. M/S of a group of women in crowns and cloaks - the carnival queens? C/U of a young woman carrying a sceptre and wearing a tiara. M/S of a woman wearing an ermine cloak and a tiara, she blows a kiss to someone in the crowd surrounding her.
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