EDINBURGH FESTIVAL 1964, the

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • Campbell Harper Productions
  • Films of Scotland Committee

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: EDINBURGH FESTIVAL 1964, the

Reference number: 0459

Date: 1965

Sponsor: Films of Scotland and the Edinburgh Festival Society

Production company: Campbell Harper Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 26.30 mins

Description: Documentary on the Edinburgh Festival including excerpts from plays, opera, ballet and the Military Tattoo.

Awards: Seventh Annual Film Festival of Tourist Films, Milan, 1966, American Film Festival, New York, 1969.

Credits: commentary Tom Fleming
sd. Anvil Films (Scotland)

[soundtrack features Herrick Bunney playing the organ in St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh]

Shotlist: Credits (.32); The Usher Hall, Edinburgh. Scottish National Orchestra in concert (5.04); General views of Edinburgh, Folly Calton Hill, Holyrood House, Toll Booth, St. Giles - opening procession, Cathedral, the castle. National Gallery, President of the Academy, Sir William McTaggart, the late Ann Redpath and William Kininmonth, architect, looking around the Modigliani-Soutine exhibition. Royal Botanical Gardens. Memorial exhibitions of the paintings of John Maxwell at Gallery of Modern Art (8.13); Princes Street Gardens. Indian film actress visits the exhibition of Indian Art at the Royal Scottish Museum. Sidney Nolan exhibition of a series of paintings on the legend of Ned Kelly (9.50); The Edinburgh Festival Guild garden party (10.32); Michael Roll, pianist, rehearsing Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition". Yehudi Menuhin with his sister rehearsing Beethoven's Violin Sonata in A major (12.16); Turnhouse airport. Marlene Dietrich disembarks from plane and is greeted by the Earl of Harwood. Pipers in Princes Street. A street art exhibition. Theatres and playbills (13.56); The Shakespeare exhibition in the Assembly Hall. An excerpt from "Henry IV" (15.52); The Queen arrives to attend a programme of Scottish films Edinburgh International Film Festival. Film director, King Vidor, receives the Golden Thistle Award from C.A. Oakley (16.28); Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arrive for performance by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at the Usher Hall. They are met by the Lord Provost (17.14); An extract from "Dalibor" at the King's Theatre (19.30); The Stuttgart State Theatre Ballet in an excerpt from "Quintet" at the Empire Theatre (20.53); Extract from "Chaganog" at the Royal Lyceum (22.10); Extract from "Les Ballets Africains" at the Lyceum (24.16); The Military Tattoo, the Barbados Police Band, Aeronautique Navale, British Columbia Highland Dancers (26.30). [Incomplete].