• Short Summary

    Good footage of the Edinburgh Festival of 1969 and Highland Games at Murrayfield.

  • Description

    No titles. Edinburgh Festival 1969, Scotland.

    General view of Princes Street. C/U of poster advertising Edinburgh Festival. General view of Usher Hall. Several shots of posters advertising music, London Symphony Orchestra, Shakespeare, Tattoo.

    Various shots of a Scottish pipe band marching along a road. General view of Edinburgh Castle. Shots of people in Castle grounds. C/U of statue. Several shots of Scottish dancing. Top shot of military tattoo in Edinburgh Castle. General view of audience watching. General views of British Colombia Beefeater Band marching towards and past camera.

    At Highland Games in Murrayfield we see competitors parading about the field before the start of the events. Several shots of men tossing the caber. One man breaks it in half. Another takes his turn. Then the organisers decide that the caber is too long, and saw a chunk off the end. Another man has a go and the caber stands upright before falling over.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2225.03
    Media URN:
    57419
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/08/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:29:00 / 01:07:37:00
    Canister:
    69/70

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