Lovely floats in the Battle of Flowers on the island of Jersey.
Item title reads - Battle of Flowers.
Jersey, Channel Islands.
C/U flowers, M/S racing driver Stirling Moss and 'Miss Jersey Battle of Flowers' Carol Geary riding on floral float, they wave. M/S majorettes walking along. M/S two women watching. M/S girls waving from float. M/S another float with floral sea monsters. M/S people watching. M/S floral chariot with Roman centurion in it. C/U sign 'Hercules Unchained at the Forum'. M/S floral boat, a woman blows bubbles. Various shots of the floats, C/U dancing girls. M/S floral shoe house. Various shots of the floats. M/S very ornate float called Temple of Dreams which wins first prize, people applaud. M/S second prize float with large bird and dragons, a little child claps. M/S float fountain. M/S people running up and tearing the flowers from the floats and hurling them about. Various shots of the general mayhem as people laugh and throw the flowers at each other.
Cataloguer's note: a slightly scratched colour version exists.