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  • Short Summary

    Marching pipe bands and caber tossing as part of the Edinburgh Festival and Tattoo.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Edinburgh, Scotland. Events from the Edinburgh International Festival 1955.

    VS of a bagpipe band from an Arabian country - they play the pipes and wear Arab head dresses. VS of young competitors in Highland Dancing competition. VS of men in hammer throwing competition. VS of young people in Highland dancing competition. Cut aways to large crowd. VS of marching pipe and drum bands - including band from India. Tossing the caber competition. Night shots of the the Edinburgh Military tattoo - floodlit marching bands. Highland dancing in the grounds of Edinburgh Castle. More scenes of bands and the Castle. (Edinburgh Festival)

    (Orig.Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 20/08/1955.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2692.22
    Media URN:
    79845
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:20:00 / 01:59:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 2761 A

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