• Short Summary

    People from all over the world come to watch the military tattoo at Edinburgh Festival.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Edinburgh Festival.

    Scotland.

    L/S Edinburgh Castle, pan to M/S Princes Street. Back view two Scotsmen wearing kilts walking along Princes Street. M/S people looking in the Tartan Shop. M/S sign "Kilts 69/6" M/S Mr and Mrs Hummel with children from Washington D.C. examining tartan kilts outside shop in Princes Street. C/U Mr Hummel looking at kilts. C/U kilts. M/S people looking in shops along Princes Street. M/S a black man wearing a Scottish beret. M/S two small boys looking at toy tattoo in window. M/S people looking at various posters for the Edinburgh Festival. C/U poster Scotland (B.E.A.). M/S more posters "Festival Club." C/U another poster. M/S Commonwealth poster overseas. M/S Mrs Mary Sowell from Arkansas asking directions from Scotsman Bob Buchanan. L/S coaches lined up to take people on tour of Edinburgh. M/S people entering coach. C/U American sailor entering coach.

    M/S stadium and arena at Murrayfield. L/S Highland dancing in progress. C/U pan down Scotsman playing bagpipe. M/S Highland dancing. M/S of a girl talking to the pipers and looking at bagpipes. M/S man trying to toss caber, he drops it. M/S of another man tossing the caber. M/S three girls applauding. M/S Scottish pipers and drummers walking along pitch. M/S Edinburgh Castle and arena at night at the start of the massed pipes and drums. M/S of Castle with flag flying at mast head. Various shots of the military tattoo in progress. Various shots of native dancing by men of Fiji military forces. M/S people watching. Various shots of Highland dancing. M/S Fijian contingent in modern fighting dress marching and leading parade. M/S fireworks reading 'Edinburgh tattoo 1965'. Various shots of the firework display. L/S of the Tattoo.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1816.04
    Media URN:
    55574
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:08:00 / 01:07:32:00
    Canister:
    65/69

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