The people of Venice dress up in costumes to celebrate old customs of Doges. Italy.
Item title reads - Venetian costume fete. Dress of ancient days revives long forgotten customs of Doges. Venice, Italy.
M/S as the men and women walk along in traditional costumes, they are wearing short trousers and shirts with small hats. They are followed by a band also in costume with dark suits and wide brimmed hats with feathers in. M/S of the ladies in big dresses carrying fans. M/S as ladies and gentlemen in costumes and wigs bow to each other before a dance.
Intertitle - 'the candle race.' M/S as very large candles are carried through the city by many men. Various shots as they are carried around.