Pageant of gondolas in Venice.
Full title reads: "The Gondola Pageant. Thousands of all nations throng the Grand Canal to see picturesque annual procession."
L/S of fleet of gondolas coming down Grand Canal under Bridge of Sighs, crowds watch from each bank. L/S of gondolas coming down canal with view in distance of domed cathedral in Saint Mark's square. More L/Ss of fleet of gondolas going along typical Venetian canals.
Cuts / out takes start at 01:40:26. Various shots of arc of water created by two firemen's hoses on either side of the canal. Various shots of punting race, crowds watch from balconies looking over the water. Otherwise, shots similar to edited bit of item.