EDINBURGH

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Ships and shipping
  • Transport
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: EDINBURGH

Reference number: 1999

Date: 1949 / 1952

Director: [filmed by unknown amateur cinematographer]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.38 mins

Description: Various scenes of Edinburgh including the Castle, Princess Street, the Botanic Gardens, the Dean village and the "Robert the Bruce" ferry on the river Forth.

Shotlist: See No 2 General views of Edinburgh Castle and shots down to Princes Street (0.50); Traffic and street life in central Edinburgh. Shots of public buildings on Princes Street and nearby; Princes Street Gardens, including brief shot crowds watching a dance performance (3.06); street scene at Binns Corner; traffic policeman in white coat (3.37); General views of the Royal Mile (4.07); King's Park, Holyrood; Greyfriars and North bridge; (4.25) l/s [Dark] Dean Village (5.55); Botanic Gardens (4.43); Cramond Village and harbour. (7.06) Beach; causeway * waterfall; pan over Forth Rail Bridge; shots of Robert the Bruce ferry leaving from North Queensferry; ferry Queen Margaret arriving, passengers disembark; shots of van with sign “The Archie McCulloch Show On Tour” [Radio show]; tracking shot of bridge from ferry (9.04) ls Royal Observatory on Blackford Hill; People in King's Park, on hillside; duck pond; children at drinking font (10.07) c/u sign “Braid Hills City of Edinburgh Bye-Laws relative to Public Parks” (10.08) woman walking through gate; gvs Braid Hills golf course; ls Arthurs seat (10.36)