PATHE NEWS No 63/70, EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, the

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs

Genres:

  • Newsreel

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: PATHE NEWS No 63/70, EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, the

Reference number: 1486

Date: 1963, August 29

Production company: Pathe News

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.53 mins

Description: A compilation of various events held during the Edinburgh Festival including the Film Festival, a demonstration by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, the Budapest Ballet Company, and shots of the Tattoo on the Castle esplanade.

Credits: Associated British Pathe Ltd
RCA Sound Recording
Technicolor
[camera Baynes]

Shotlist: Credits (0.21) gvs Edinburgh Castle and shoppers and tourists in Princes Street (0.42) greenhouse as gardeners tend to potted plants (0.45) gvs Festival posters (1.08) Lord Harewood (1.10) visitors descending from plane (1.17) pipers on castle battlements (1.26) ext. and ints. Cameo Cinema, hosting the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Shots Swedish filmstar Elsa Carlsson (?) (1.37) shots Shakespearean actors making up and onstage in 'Henry V' (2.01) demo by Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (2.51) Budapest Opera and Ballet in 'The Sly Student' (3.17) Lord Provost Duncan Weatherston at exhibition of Indian Musical instruments (3.39) performance by Indian musicians, demo of Indian dance (4.20) Larry Adler accompanies Indian musicians on harmonica (4.36) pianist John Ogden performs (4.56) violinist Yehudi Menuhin performs (5.36) gvs Fringe show. Modern dance (6.24) Fringe 'Old Time Music Hall' company on stage (8.12) Shots at night of the Edinburgh Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade. Demo of Highland Dancing, Royal Jordan Arab Army and Massed Pipes and Drums (9.47) The End (9.53)