Cuts for newsreel 47/69 - Edinburgh Festival.
Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown or unclear.
Cuts for newsreel 47/69 - Edinburgh Festival, Scotland.
Edinburgh holds an International Festival of Music and Drama.
Shot panning down over the entrance of St Giles Cathedral to the scene below where Constables, High Constables and halberdiers are leaving in procession. M/S of St Giles Cathedral.
Two girls with backpacks (foreign students?) walk down some steps to Princes Street Gardens. A man plays bagpipes while walking along the top of a building, pan left for view over city of Edinburgh.
More shots of procession and cathedral, showing crowds watching. Oriental man looks at map with two girls. M/S of small boy in the crowd, wearing goggles.
M/S of a photographer at work panning to a posed group of dignitaries. M/S of the Sir Walter Scott monument. C/U of the floral clock in Princess Street Gardens (in shadow, unfortunately). Two women (students?) walk through the gardens and look at plants.