13176_27540_germany_late_1800s.mov

13176_27540_germany_late_1800s

Compilation of footage of late 19th century German aristocrats. CU of explosion. WS of battlefield explosion (Franco-Prussian War, perhaps). WS of a neoclassical building sitting atop a tree covered hill. A lavish ballroom with elegant guests and many stone bust sculptures on the wall. CU of one bust. A bride and other women in dresses circle around a fountain. The woman behind the bride steps on the bride’s long veil and the footage reverses for comedic effect. A group of soldiers in ornate coats and tall hats stand in a line, their movements are repeated and reversed which gives the effect of a silly dance. Military officers march as crowds watch and women curtsy.

1890s
1900s
B&W
Not Explicit