EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Ships and shipping
  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

Reference number: 3784

Date: 1933c

Director: [filmed by Clifford Strain]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.51 mins

Description: Soak up the sights of Edinburgh, Scotland’s great and historic Capital City.

Films shot by Clifford Strain, photographer, cinematographer in Glasgow, and later film director until 1937. Involved in the first amateur Open competition, later Scottish Amateur Film Festival, in Glasgow. See autobiographical notes.

Digitisation funded by British Film Institute 'Unlocking Film Heritage', awarding funds from the National Lottery.

Credits: An SCD Production

Shotlist: gvs ruined abbey. (0.08) title. Pan across Edinburgh skyline from north. Gv's Princes St and Gardens, ext Picture House (1.08) Castle and Scottish National War Memorial (2.13) Princes Street as seen from the Castle. (2.44) High St. John Knox's house. (3.04) Entrance to Holyroodhouse Royal Residence. gv's and shots of House from Arthur's Seat (3.34) Calton Hill, North Bridge (3.59) The Scottish American Memorial (1914) in Princes Street Gardens. (4.11) The Forth Bridge. Ferry crossing under rail bridge, gvs bridge. ecs (4.51)