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Edinburgh Sports

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2204
Date Released
30 Aug 1971
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Tough Line for Crime
  2. 2Miss Great Britain
  3. 3Tinguely’s Machines
  4. 4Sportacular ‘71
  5. 5Edinburgh Sports
  6. 6Waiters Race

Story

Story No. within this Issue
5 / 6
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Edinburgh Games. DESCRIPTION: The 25th anniversary meeting of the Edinburgh Highland Games. Massed pipe bands, athletics, dancing and of course tossing the caber. SHOTLIST: GV pan stadium to mass pipe band. LS mass pipe band. MCU starter fires gun. LS pan men’s 100 metres won by David Jenkins No 2. CU Jenkins Olympic gold medallist. LS pan mens 110 metres hurdles won by No 21 Wilson of Scotland. MS judges. MS pan Emile Puttemans of Belgium wins 2 miles World Record of 8 minutes 17 seconds. MLS highland dancing. CU spectacular. MS Robb throwing hammer. LS hammer lands. MS Laurie Bryce throwing the hammer. MLS hammer lands. MS Bryce throwing the hammer. MS man fails to toss the caber. MS crowd watching. MS Jeff Teale wins caber tossing.
Keywords
Sport
Locations
Edinburgh; Scotland
Footage sources
Templar Films
Card file number
97409A
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Camera
Stan Goozee
Length of story (in feet)
206
Story extras:

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