Mitteleuropa, Baden - Herstellen einer Ratsche in Ebnet

Central Europe, Baden - Making a Rattle at Ebnet

The rattle, a well-known noisy and musical instrument which in former times played an important part in various customary processes is, up to now, used in the southern German area and made on order by craftsmen in the villages. The film shows a cartwright making a rattle. Many of his instruments manufactured some time ago are used till nowadays, especially during the Holy Week.