PROCLAMATION OF ELECTION IN EDINBURGH

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Military

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: PROCLAMATION OF ELECTION IN EDINBURGH

Reference number: 9941

Date: 1974 (?)

Production company: STV

Sound: mute

Colour: col

Running time: 4.44 mins

Description: Footage of the proclamation of the election in Edinburgh, 1974. The military ceremony is recorded, culminating in the proclamation at Mercat Cross.

Royal Scots Greys (1678-1971) became Scots Dragoon Guards when merged with 3rd Carabiniers in 1971.

Shotlist: Talking head of STV presenter. Military brass band. Regiment marching through Edinburgh. Assembly at Parliament Square. Brass band leads the Regiment in a parade to St Giles. View of the crowd. Proclamation is delivered from Mercat Cross. View of the Regiment marching along the Royal Mile. Talking Head of STV presenter. [Scenes do not always appear in sequence].