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  • Short Summary

    Nationalist rally / chopping down trees.

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    An Irish solution in view - Mr Redmond and Nationalists. Republic of Ireland / Eire.

    Nationalist rally. Solution in view ... Profile shot of old man in suit; bow tie on rt./ backs of other men's heads in FG/ large brick building in BG. Slow pan over crowd of Irish men at rally; most wearing cloth caps; w/ more of these old brick institutional - looking buildings in BG. Flag held up on a pole - can't read words CU Man come out a door and stands facing cam; he speaks. (poss. Irish politician John Redmond?). Sudden change of scene - don't know what connection this has to item. Shots of men in forest; chopping down trees. Lumber. Some of the men in Army uniforms; but many in civilian. Shots of trees falling. CU 2 men cutting up branches. CU group of men push over a tree. GV pan again -men carry a long log. CU Man w/ axe chopping up a stump.

    Demonstrations; revolution; rebellion.

    Amendment May 2011:
    Conor Ryan wrote in explaining that the man addressing the crowd is John Redmond MP of the Irish Parliamentary Party, the man seen facing the camera halfway through the clip if Edward Carson, leader of the Irish Unionist Alliance and Ulster Unionist Party (that famously cross-examined Oscar Wilde)

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    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:12:00 / 01:32:05:00
    ON 146 M

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