CHINESE NEW YEAR IN CHINATOWN Chinatown turns out to celebrate Happy New Year 4884 in New York, NY. Asian quarter given over to revelry and feasting at dawn of the new twelvemonth. A symbolic pageant of the Dragon, with all the spirits. A picturesque section of New York City is gaily decorated for the event.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:49:00, No Audio
ST. STEPHEN'S DAY PARADE IN HUNGARY Historic holiday hailed by nation's highest dignitaries in Budapest, Hungary. Government officials, ecclesiastical leaders, aristocrats and peasants participate in the festival marking the observance of St. Stephen's day, commemorating the canonization of the country's patron Saint. Admiral Horthy, regent, Count Karolyi, premier designate, are among the notables who take part in the fete, dating back to the 10th Century.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:02:00, No Audio
PRESIDENT HOOVER AT VALLEY FORGE 20,000 gather to welcome President Hoover at the National Shrine in Valley Forge, PA. The Chief Executive addresses a huge throng in the First Memorial Day ceremony held on the site where Washington and his band of hungry patriots endured want an deprivation during the Revolutionary War.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:08:00, No Audio
MUMMER'S NEW YEARS PARADE IN PHILADELPHIA Grotesques and art featured in Mummers New Year festival in Philadelphia, PA. Strutting before a throng of a million, 10,000 marchers in odd and fancy costumes vie for $30,000 in prizes. The frolic this season was one of the most picturesque in the history of great masquerade events.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:05:00, No Audio
ST. VALENTINE'S DAY PARADE IN ITALY In Viareggio, Italy, "Fat Saturday" or St. Valentine's Day, is the year's biggest holiday in this coastal village of Tuscany, and the entire population combines in a grand carnival, with magnificent floats, costly costumes and caricatures with everybody masked. The parade is the principal event of the day.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:20:00, No Audio
ST. MARTA'S DAY PAGAENT IN THE PHILILPPINES A water pageant celebrates annual "Santa Marta's Day" in Manila, Philippines. A symbolic fete revived by traditional display of colorful native rites marked by "Banca" race in the river through the suburbs in which losers get a "dunking" for their efforts. Ancient island dances feature events on gorgeous pagodas festooned with grotesque and beautiful decorations, for occasion.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:07:00, No Audio
TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE Millions cheer vivid floral wonders at Rose Tournament Parade in Pasadena, California. Myriads of blossoms are woven into gorgeous and colorful floats, as nearly every community of the state sends representation to the 43rd annual display. The spirit of Olympia, bringing to mind the international athletic games to be held this year, proves to be one of the most interesting floats, but to the city of San Marino goes the distinction of the most beautiful entry. An australian lyre bird made from sweet peas and china lilies wins the grand sweepstakes award.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:00:00, No Audio
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