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  • Short Summary

    Trouble on Armistice Day in Dublin when shots are fired and smoke bombs go off.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Armistice Day in Dublin. Wonderfully dramatic and exclusive pictures. Ireland, Eire.

    Intertitle - 'Revolver shots and smoke bombs rudely shatter solemnity of the two minutes' silence which had just commenced.' M/S of the war memorial surrounded by crowds of people, the camera pans slowly across them. People suddenly surge forward and look around, M/S of smoke from bombs covering people who are trying to get away. L/S as the crowds cheer and someone waves a Union Jack, the camera pans across them around all sides of the memorial. L/S of the people, some are holding placards up. L/S of smoke spreading across the crowd from the bombs.

    Intertitle - 'order restored ...... one of the most remarkable demonstrations ever seen in Irish capital - thousands cheer the Union Jack and sing God Save the King.' L/S as men march along through the middle of the crowds who are waving, the men carry a banner saying 'Irish Ranks Service Men' on it.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:23:00 / 01:06:03:00
    G 1242

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