Description: SAN FRANCISCO CHINESE NEW YEARS PARADE 1998? year of the rabbit: USUAL PARADE FARE PLUS INTERESTING CHINESE & ASIAN + STANFORD MARCHING BAND W/O UNIFORMS!; NX WS parade in street very colorful. PAN-R crowd on sidewalk waving, parade: men carry banner; NX VAR parade: men dressed as ancient Chinese warriors/soldiers. TILT-D sky scraper, security guard walks backward before float; NX FS float approaches: rockets/fireworks/phallic symbols on cart, word MUSHU on side, Disneyland on one rocket; NX P-IN person in dragon costume on top of float. VAR people in parade: women carry red cloth banner, men balance vases on heads; NX VAR people in parade carrying flags/banners around pickup truck pulling prettty yellow float, people on float wave/bow; NX VAR float & people w/banners 'Can Rabbits Read?' line of kids do 'the Bunny Hop,' kids in Scottish outfits with shields; NX VAR marching band plays, Malaysian association members carrying tinsel palm tree like things; NX VAR school color guards? march & twirl white rifles, high school marching band one member stumbles right in front of camera; NX VAR float w/Taiko drummers play & take break, pickup truck pulls float w/emcee & giant rabbits & women in evening gowns; NX VAR float drawn by tractor, kids on float wave, giant figure of ancient Chinese man, color guards in vaguely Scottish dress; NX VARman in definite Scottish attire twirling mace before marching band, red Chinese dragon & entourage dressed in black; NX VAR lines of traditional drummers, people twirling ribbons attatched to heads really fantastic; NX VAR mayor/judge? black man in stand w/ribbon. VAR group cheerleaders gymnists throw fellows into air & making human pyramid; NX VAR pickup truck pulling float: green dragon w/child on its back, people in dragon suits walk alongside float; NX VAR silly: looks like man is pushing float along, people carry banner Gay & Lesbian Freedom band, marching band; NX VAR drum major, announcers/emcees, judges in stand, people applaud, Nightmarish people dressed as giants/monsters; NX VAR people in Chinese monster costumes w/long swinging arms & blue red masks walk in parademen throw firecrackers at their feet; NX VAR people push brightly lit carts/small floats w/Chinese characters, troop people w/Chinese hats & paper lanterns; NX VAR red float w/paper lanterns & red carriage/coach, judges' stand lit by floodlights, people carry banners bank, high school; NX VAR baton twirler, color guards, marching band playing 'Land of a Thousand Dances,' bus disguised as trolley w/balloons; NX VAR bus/trolley contains people banner for fox tv station & man pointing at sad looking clown waving; NX VAR giant white rabbit float followed by float w/giant carrot & two children carrying parasols & people waving; NX VAR marching band drummers/percussion ensemble, ancient Chinese looking marching band w/very strange trumpets/brass instruments; NX VAR people in ancient Chineses costumes: drummers, warriors, princesses, flag bearers/waving flags, last flag has yin/yang symbol; NX VAR girls in red sweatshirts w/flags, same w/o flags yell & wave, people w/glittering gold breastplates/aprons; NX VAR float w/gold shapes people waving & red pagoda & Chinese lions, cheerleaders/colorguards w/shields & bunny ears; NX VAR troop ofcolor guards w/bunny ears, marching band plays spooky sounding music, troop high school kids as butterfly dancers?; NX VAR people push garbage cans w/kids inside, silly: troop men/janitors do dance routine w/shiny steel garbage cans; NX VAR yellow/gold Chinese parade dragon runs around old fashioned red truck, blue truck, passengers on both wave ;NX VAR people carry banner, police officer on motorcycle passes by FG, people watching parade on sidewalk; NX PAN-L photographer, troop acrobats one does cartwheel. VAR troop acrobats walks along uncertainly, watches other float; NX VAR line people w/bunny ears on unicycles, shaggy Chinese dog/dragon, silly man w/bunny ears in FG, gymnists on float wave; NX VAR people on float w/giant pastel colored tea pots, colorguards w/high school name on shields; NX LS full moon behind clouds over pinnacle of TransAmerica bldg/sky scraper. P-IN moon. VAR unicycle on sidewalk; NX VAR crowd around injured man on sidewalk, marching band, injured man laughing hysterically, beauty queen women wave from float; NX VAR troop people in red/gold robes bow, announcers/emcees in stand, Stanford marching band having fun, flamboyantly dressed w/silly hats marching band; NX VAR lone unicyclist in flamboyant outfit, people w/banners, red float w/rabbits & Chinese symbols women wave; NX VAR people in court jester costumes, another red float w/rabbit pictures & beauty queen type women waving; NX VAR boy/cub scout marching band (brief) ;
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