About the film archive
Learn about the history behind our documentary film archive from the 1940s.
Three overseas servicemen take a tour of the Royal Mile - visiting the sights between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace, and learning about the sometimes gruesome history of Scotland.
'A tour of Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood House and the intervening 'Royal Mile'. Here lived Robert Burns, John Knox, and Adam Smith. The tour ends at the Palace, historic Holyrood.'
(Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1944)
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