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  • Green’s Film Service / Green’s Topical Productions
  • Scottish Moving Picture News / British Moving Picture News


  • 1910s

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Title: SCOTTISH MOVING PICTURE NEWS: Royal Visit to Edinburgh

Reference number: 3360

Date: 1918, November 21

Sponsor: Scottish Moving Picture News

Production company: Green's Film Service

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.00 mins

Description: Scottish Moving Picture News. First post - Armistice Royal visit of George V, Queen Mary and the Prince of Wales to Edinburgh, 21 November 1918.

Shotlist: [21 November 1918] We welcome in Love and Loyalty to our Ancient Capital the King, his faithful Consort the Queen and His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. caption continues 'heralds of a mighty Victory and a Glorious Peace. (0.19) Arrival at St Gile's Cathedral for Thanksgiving Service. (0.22) horse drawn carriage with royal party arrives at St. Giles', they alight and enter the Cathedral.(1.04) c/up crowds (1.21) Arrival at the Usher Hall GV's same (1.49) The arrival at the City chambers Gv's same (2.22) The drive through the city Gv's carriages and crowds waving and cheering. (3.14) Caledonian Railway locomotive backs out of station. Royal carriages? at platform and backing out(3.55)