National Geographic : 1939 Sep
CARIOCA CARNIVAL "ON WITH THE DANCE! LET JOY BE UNCONFINED!" All Rio de Janeiro heeds Byron's words and joins in the annual three-day pre-Lenten frolic. Thousands of costumed merrymakers take over the city streets. U National d.eograpnic society isoaacnrormes Dy VV. nouer mluuore A LULL BEFORE THE STORM-OF CONFETTI! Soon they will be in the thick of the automobile parade, for which nearly every car in Rio is pressed into service.