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  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Dublin, Republic of Ireland

    LS Looking along O'Connell Street and Nelson's Pillar can be seen with the top missing. MS Crowds around the Pillar in the late afternoon. MS Pan down Pillar to where workmen are stacking sandbags at the point where the explosive charge will be laid, where the Pillar joins the plinth. VS The Pillar floodlit at night for work to continue. CU An Army officer turning detonator to demolish the remains. MS The remains of the Pillar blowing up. MV The surviving plinth. LS Remains of the Pillar in daylight. Various shots, men start to clear away the rubble around the plinth. Pan down windows of surrounding buildings which were smashed in the explosion.

    Note: Date on original record: 14/03/1966. Newspaper headline of Irish Times (14/03/1966) on file reads: "Crowds Cheer As Army Blows Up Nelson Pillar".

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    89541
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3193.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:13:00 / 01:05:06:00
    Canister:
    UN 4114 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 4114 C
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    1960-1969 GPO
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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