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The Edinburgh Festival

UK, 1965 (MIFF 1966, Programme E)

Director: H. Forsyth Hardy

The film presents highlights of recent Edinburgh Festivals. After opening with a view of the city at night, sequences are shown of art exhibitions, concerts, theatre and ballet, with many notable artists participating. The film concludes with the colourful tattoo on the esplanade of the Castle.

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Le mystère Koumiko

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MAN IS NOT A BIRD

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