Carnival 1973

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Bill Momsen, who attended the EA in the 1940's, sailed into Guanabara Bay in time for the 1973 Carnival celebrations. Captured on Super8 Kodak film the various Carnival schools paraded down Avenida Rio Branco sometimes in a driving rain.

Starting off with a pan of the iconic Rio mountains from offshore the video segues into the the first Carnival scenes...

Carnival Scene, Clip One


Carnival Scene, Clip Two

Carnival Scene, Clip Three

Different views of the Cidade including a day at Copacabana Beach where the surf was rough but beautiful...