• Short Summary

    Ireland marks the 50th anniversary of the Easter uprising 1916.

  • Description

    Dublin, Republic of Ireland (Southern Ireland, Eire)

    GV. Crowds gathered in front of the Post Office building in Dublin, headquarters of the rebels, to mark the 50th anniversary of the Easter uprising 1916. CU. Pan, one of the veterans wearing medals. CU. Another veteran. AS. The Post Office building. Pan down to show President of Ireland Eamonn de Valera walking out to inspect Guard of Honour. SV. Dignitaries watching. SV. The President inspecting the guard. LV. The Tricolour flying on Post Office building. AS. Aircraft fly past. GV. Soldiers march past, & LV. LV. The President taking salute. GV. Armoured vehicles drive past saluting base.

    GV. Kilmainham jail where Easter uprising leaders were executed. GV. Crowd gathered in courtyard where the execution took place. LV. President de Valera places wreath against execution wall. CU. Plaque on wall. Pan to wreath. GV. Interior, cell block where the leaders were kept. LV. Cells. CU. Cell in which President de Valera was kept. Top shot, the President walking through crowd, & CU.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1791.17
    Media URN:
    55210
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/04/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:44:00 / 01:41:58:00
    Canister:
    66/30

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