• Short Summary

    Travelogue showing the sights of Edinburgh.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Cities of Great Britain (No. 5.) Edinburgh - Described by the Lord Provost the Rt. Hon. Thomas --- L.L.D." (timecode obscures title).

    Edinburgh, Scotland.

    Various shots show the sights of the city of Edinburgh, including Edinburgh Castle and grounds, the Scottish War Memorial, Princes Street, Sir Walter Scott's Monument, The National Gallery and Royal Academy buildings, the public gardens in Princes Street, the Memorial Tower to Lord Nelson, the half-finished memorial to Scottish Soldiers, the craggy hills of King's Park, Holyrood Palace (with Royal Standard flying, indicating that the Royals are in residence). Brief shot of the Edinburgh skyline at sunset; this section of film shows signs of damage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1040.16
    Media URN:
    37051
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:39:00 / 01:40:39:00
    Canister:
    PT 081

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