EDINBURGH ON VIEW

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Ships and shipping
  • Transport
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: EDINBURGH ON VIEW

Reference number: 3549

Date: 1951

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 17.31 mins

Description: Scenes of Edinburgh including Princes Street Gardens, George Street, a pipe band, and a procession by Chipperfields Circus.

See also ref. 3537, 3539, 3540, 3541, 3543, 3545, 3546.

Shotlist: [shotlisted from speed corrected tape, manual control track]

title Edinburgh Castle, changing of the guard (1.34) Aerials of Princes Street, views of Edinburgh Castle ramparts and cannons, brief shot of Cemetery for Soldiers Dogs (2.56) Street traffic, Princes Street Gardens, floral displays with Scott Monument in background (3.50) Greyfriars Bobby statue (4.23) Holyrood Palace. Views looking up Royal Mile with St. Giles Cathedral, City Council Chambers (5.38) Floral Clock spelling out 'Festival of Britain' (6.15) Ext. of houses on Charlotte Square (street deserted) (6.29) George Street with some traffic and pedestrians (6.44) Large crowds watching procession on Queensferry Street (9.07) tram band then other traffic trying to get through crowd (9.40) Forth Rail Bridge with ferry sailing below it (10.28) Steam trains crossing bridge, further shots of ferry (11.46) Chipperfields Circus, families lining street watching procession of elephants, horses and circus vehicles (13.19) Floral Clock (13.44) Procession of pipe band and Scottish regiment on Princes Street (15.41) Panning shot of cityscape (17.31)