PATHE NEWS No 62/70, EDINBURGH FESTIVAL IN TECHNICOLOUR

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Celts and celtic culture
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Music
  • Newsreel

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: PATHE NEWS No 62/70, EDINBURGH FESTIVAL IN TECHNICOLOUR

Reference number: 3038

Date: 1962, August 30

Production company: Associated British-Pathe Ltd.

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.00 mins

Description: The Edinburgh Festival including footage of Rostropovich with the London Symphony Orchestra, The Earl of Harwood talking to Shostakovich and a rehearsal for Dylan Thomas' "The Doctor and the Devils".

Credits: [cam. Baynes]

Shotlist: credits (.19) brief shot Calton Hill (.24) gvs Princes Street with traffic and pedestrians (.33) gvs procession to St. Giles' Cathedral (.58) shot of Lord Provost, Sir John Grieg Dunbar on steps of St. Giles' declaring Festival open (1.14) gvs and c/u of pipe bands marching along Princes Street (1.58) shots of the London Symphony Orchestra members arriving at Edinburgh Airport from a BEA plane (2.10) c/u floral clock in Princes Street Gardens (2.20) shot of queue for tickets outside Festival Office (2.33) int. shot of Director of Festival, the Earl of Harwood sitting talking to Shostakovich in front of a piano (2.42) c/u Galina Vishnevskaya, Russian soprano and her husband, Rostropovich and of latter greeting members of London Symphony Orchestra (2.54) c/u Yvonne Lefebure playing piano in rehearsal playing Debussy (3.12) c/u Sir Peter Pears singing (3.22) ext. Usher Hall and c/u billboard for Rostropovich and Richter concerts (3.26) shot of Vishnevskaya in rehearsal with the Cello Ensemble (3.40) c/u billboards for Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra and London Symphony Orchestras (3.45) shot of ext. of Assembly Hall with poster for Dylan Thomas' "The Doctor and the Devils" (3.49) shot of rehearsal for same with Leonard Maguire (4.31) l/s Calton Hill (4.33) shot of the MacEwan brothers playing guitars and singing "Wi' You My Johnny Lad" on Calton Hill (4.55) ext. Royal Scottish Academy (4.59) c/u posters for the Sonja Henie Niels Onstad Collection (5.05) int. Academy with Sonja Henie looking at exhibition (5.26) gvs athletics at Murrayfield Rugby Stadium with high jump, hammer throwing and highland dancing (6.09) night shots of Tattoo on Castle Esplanade with bands marching and a display of the Sailors' Hornpipe (7.08) shots of members of the audience dancing the "twist" with soldiers (7.50) pipe band marching at Tattoo (8.17) The End (8.22)