New Orleans Mardi Gras 1941 in color

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New Orleans Mardi Gras 1941 in color
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Added: 24-02-2009
Runtime: 6m 37s
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It is almost Mardi Gras time again in New Orleans & elsewhere.This film takes us back to Mardi Gras 1941 and is in living color. This was the first year a female krewe paraded (Venus) and was the last celebration until after the war. The hot Dixie jazz is provided by George Lewis & Johnny Dodds. So Bon Temps Roule! We have some other Mardi Gras videos for you to enjoy; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOComdw6-bc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQtAngiqUKE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kB_rLhzrqY8 We have now added a second clip of vintage Mardi Gras celebration: Early 1950's New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade & Crowd Here are some links for those who would like to explore more Mardi Gras history; http://www.mardigrasunmasked.com/mardigras/history.htm http://www.mardigrasdigest.com/html/mardi_gras_history__timeline.htm This site has a great timeline. http://www.mardigrasneworleans.com/mardigrasindians/

Channels: Entertainment 

Tags: new    orleans    mardi    gras    krewes    parade    dixie    jazz    fat    tuesday    travel    log    events    destination    landmark    carnival 

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