New Orleans, Louisana Mardi Gras, circa 1964.  This video of the streets of New Orleans during Mardi Gras 1964 show the elaborate illuminated floats rolling through the crowded streets of the world's most famous Mardi Gras destination.

Not much has changed since then: the fancy dresses, the carnival queen, the crowds cheering. Times may change, but Mardi Gras is still the same.

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