• Short Summary

    Scenes from the Edinburgh Festival and from a pageant in Arbroath.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Around Scotland". Introductory intertitle reads: "Edinburgh".

    Edinburgh: International Music and Drama Festival.

    LS General elevated shot of Edinburgh. MS the flags on the arm of a tramcar. MS. a line of girl overseas visitors. CU two girls from Palestine. CU a Chinese boy points something out to two European girls. CU a Girl from Sierra Leone and one from the West Indies. CU Pan down of St Giles Cathedral. CU MS the procession of City dignitaries, in their official robes, walking from the City Chambers to the Cathedral for the inauguration ceremony of the festival.

    Intertitle reads: "Arbroath".

    Arbroath: Historical pageant commemorating Scotland's Charter of Independence.

    LS General view of the ruins of Arbroath abbey, only the walls of which are still standing. MS LS Various shots of pageant being enacted by men dressed in medieval costumes. MS Cut in shots of spectators. MS the nobles and King Robert the Bruce leaving the pageant on horseback.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1193.10
    Media URN:
    41138
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/08/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:09:00 / 01:18:52:00
    Canister:
    47/69

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