EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Military

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO

Reference number: 10166

Date: 1955*

Director: filmed by Ernest Tiernan

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.55 mins

Description: Footage of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo display on the Esplanade, featuring marching bands, Highland dancing, Canadian mounted police and historical re-enactments.

For other films by Ernest Tiernan please see refs. 7366, 7367, 7368, 10165, 10167 and 10168

Shotlist: Edinburgh Military Tattoo; marching and parade ground displays at Edinburgh Castle in front of a crowd on seated stands; displays include: 20th century troops firing a volley, Canadian Mounties on horses, historical battle re-enactments, Coldstream House Guards, WWII British Army troops, Highland pipe band and Highland regiments, Highland sword dance, several other marching bands including an Indian military marching band