EDINBURGH CINE SOCIETY NEWSREEL - QUEEN AT LEITH

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Media, communication and the creative industries
  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • Edinburgh Cine and Video Society (ECVS)

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: EDINBURGH CINE SOCIETY NEWSREEL - QUEEN AT LEITH

Reference number: 6470

Date: 1965*

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.27 mins

Description: The Queen and Prince Philip arrive on the Royal Yacht Britannia to open the 10th Edinburgh International Festival.

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

Shotlist: The Queen arrives at Leith to open the 10th Edinburgh International Festival (0.08) Royal yacht Britannia berthed (0.11) crowd watching, kilted soldiers march past and stand to attention (0.36) war veterans in suits and top hats march (0.59) Queen and Prince Philip disembark to be greeted by official and Lord Lieutenant. L/s Royals enter black car and are driven off (1.52) pan up mast of Britannia (1.59) procession of Lord Provost, councillors and other dignitaries (2.18) royal car drives through crowd lined streets (2.27)