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  • Short Summary

    Parade of fascists to meeting by graveside - possibly in Ireland.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    A large group of policemen walk along a road. One of them chats to a man in a hat and coat. They walk through a gathering on men and women in uniform (they appear to be wearing Brown Shirts rather than the Blackshirts of the title).

    The uniformed men and women march along the road behind what looks like an Irish tricolour flag.

    The group gather at a graveside and one man places a wreath at the foot of the memorial. Some of the men give a fascist salute. The group gather around the memorial which is inscribed to the memory of Volunteer J P Treynor.

    More shots of the march - some of the marchers are dressed in civvies and wear armbands.

    A man addresses the group while he stands by the memorial stone. CUs of other members of the group. Members of the group give a fascist salute.

    N.B. I believe this to be a meeting of a fascist group in Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland - any information would be gratefully received.

    Amendment March 2011:
    These are believed to be Irish blueshirts, at the funeral of Michael Patrick Lynch, 13th August, 1934. The red cross on a blue background is the blueshirt flag.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:03:00 / 01:27:55:00
    UN 81 G

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  1. Fedayn says

    They're actually Blueshirts. Pre cursor to today's Fine Gael party. They were a fascist organisation that also travelled to Spain to fight alongside Franco.

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