SCENES FROM AROUND EDINBURGH

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Military
  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: SCENES FROM AROUND EDINBURGH

Reference number: 10013

Date: 1933c

Director: filmed by George Stewart

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 16.55 mins

Description: Amateur views of Edinburgh, including a wedding party at St. Giles Cathedral, a visit by Mary, Princess Royal, and a military march-past at Holyrood Park.

Mary, Princes Royal, was Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Scots regiment, and was possibly in Edinburgh for regimental centenary celebrations.

Shotlist: Pipe band in procession at Holyrood Park. GVs Princes Street and gardens. Royal Scottish Academy building. Women in car on Princes Street. Crowds gathered round St. Giles Cathedral, bride and groom and wedding party come out and get into waiting cars. GVs Royal Mile, Tolbooth, Palace of Holyroodhouse, guards on sentry duty. Edinburgh Zoo, various animals in enclosures. High shots of Edinburgh. GVs visit to Edinburgh Castle by Princess Mary - crowds waiting, Princess leaves building and departs in car. Military march-past of veterans on castle esplanade and in Holyrood Park.