• Short Summary

    The Edinburgh Festival of Music and Drama. Lots of big names perform.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Edinburgh Festival".

    Edinburgh, Scotland. The Edinburgh Festival of Music and Drama. Lots of big names perform.

    GV of Edinburgh and Princes Street. VS of Princes St and gardens. VS of people arriving by train to Waverley Station. GV Crowds milling around Princes Street. Various Scottish people walking in gardens. CU Decorative floral clock.

    VS of crowds entering Usher Hall. CU sign Orchestral Concerts Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York. GV interior. Philharmonic Orchestra tuning up. SV Audience listening. SV Sir Adrian Boult looking at music. Full CU Sir Adrian Boult.

    VS of men unloading instrument cases.

    SV Interior Dame Myra Hess sitting down at piano and plays. SV Leon Goossens sitting in chair looking at music, puts music down and picks up oboe. CU Hands playing oboe. CU Ida Hendel playing the violin.

    SV People entering the King's Theatre for the Glyndebourne Opera. CU Sign on stage door. VS of girls in dressing room preparing. SV Mildred Miller and Owen Brannigan in corner of dressing room singing.

    SV Glasgow Orpheous Girls Choir singing 'Bonnie Dundee'. GVs of Scottish countryside. GV of Edinburgh and Princes Street.

    (Orig.Neg. & Dupe.Neg.) (Title scene "A") Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1471.13
    Media URN:
    48006
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:40:00 / 01:26:19:00
    Canister:
    51/70

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