Davy and Yvonne sing their hearts out to Misty Blue in SUnshine on Leith, and Death Defying Acts saw Houdini's entourage enter the capital city via Calton Hill. With the stunning views of the city, it's the ideal backdrop for a number of films and TV shows.
If you've ever eaten at one of the many eateries along George Street, then you're in good company. Bruno from 1951's Happy Go Lovely is just one of the famous fictional people who have strolled, danced, or eaten somewhere along the avenue.
This shot of the shooting of Our Ladies on Victoria Street shows professionals in action on one of Edinburgh's most famous streets. You could also argue that Victoria Street featured in many of the Harry Potter films, providing the inspiration for Diagon Alley. Among others, the steep street was also the scene of a dramatic motorbike chase in Restless Natives.
The ancient Greyfriars Kirkyard is home to dozens of stories of its own, full of history and long-forgotten ghosts. On top of those real-life stories, there are plenty of fictionalised ones filmed here, including when Maggie Smith leads a group of children through the graveyard in Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.