Description: FEBRUARY 22, 1966 APPROXIMATELY 200 FEET OF COLOR 16MM FILM COMPILED ONTO A 7 INCH REEL. RUN TIME: 5:26 2000.78.4.69 IS A DUPLICATE PRINT OF THIS FILM, BUT THIS IS THE BETTER PRINT. SHOWN ARE VIEWS OF MARDI GRAS DAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1966, THAT INCLUDE THE PARADE OF THE ZULU SOCIAL AID & PLEASURE CLUB AND MASKING IN THE FRENCH QUARTER. PETE FOUNTAIN'S WALKING CLUB, DRESSED AS INDIANS, ARE SEEN. THE OLYMPIA BRASS BAND, SEEN FROM A BALCONY, ARE SHOWN MARCHING THROUGH A THICK CROWD. LATER, THEY ARE FILMED ON THE BALCONY. THEY ARE CLOSE-UPS OF HAROLD DEJAN, BOOKER T. GLASS AND MILTON BATISTE PERFORMING. ACTOR GEORGE HAMILTON IS SEEN ON A BALCONY WITH LYNDA BYRD JOHNSON, WHO IS WEARING A CLOWN SUIT, AS THEY THROW TRINKETS TO THE CROWD BELOW.
Keywords: marching band
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