Edinburgh Festival attracts visitors from all over he world.
GV. Edinburgh Castle in background. LV. Massed pipers marching down Princess Street. CU. Pipers drum major marching past. SV. Pipers marching past camera. CU. Pan, bearded piper. CU. Old lady in crowd. CU. Drum major leading band. Side view, pipers marching past. GV. Pan from Edinburgh Castle to back view of pipers marching down Princess Street. GV. Pan down street, St. Giles Cathedral. LV. Dignitaries going into St. Giles to take part in ceremony to open festival. CU. Woman in crowd. CU. Mace bearer. BV. Dignitaries going into Cathedral. GV. Edinburgh - Princess Street. SV. People looking in shop window. CU. Small boy in cowboy hat. CU. Woman looking in window, pan to show Scottish goods on show. CU. Dancers from Athens walking along the road.
SV. Gina Scala with husband, actor Don Barnet, walking into the film club reception of premier of his film 'Iaim at the Starts'. CU. Curt Jurgens arriving at film club. CU. Mrs Jurgens, wife of film star Curt Jurgens, wearing large cowboy hat. LV. Oxford Theatre group rehearsing Vasco. Stage hand walks across stage carrying large plank. The director producer Adrian Brine starts to argue with the stage hand carrying the plank. The bloke storms off the stage and hits one of the artists on the head with the plank. LV. Stage of the Gateway theatre as director Callum Mill talks to the artists rehearsing for the play 'Romulus the Great'. CU. One of the artists. SV. Director Callum Mill giving instructions to the artists. CU. Pan, two more artists. SV. The royal ballet rehearsal at the Empire Theatre with Svetlana Beriosova and Donald Macleary practising. CU. Svetlana Beriosova and Donald Macleary. Various shots of the floodlit tattoo - mass pipers marching, floodlit Castle in background.