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  • Short Summary

    A historical play about St Patrick - performed in open air by students at Castleknock College.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "College Boy Actors. 'St. Patrick at Castleknock' an Irish historical play performed by the boys of Castleknock college."

    Castleknock, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Students dressed as ancient warriors run in to battle with each other in mock combat with swords - part of their open air theatrical performance no doubt.

    Pan across audience seated in chairs on the lawns of the school.

    More shots of the play featuring a character dressed by as Ireland's patron Saint, St. Patrick. He sings to the music of a harp. Parade of members of the cast.

    N.B. Parts of this appear to be at the wrong speed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    809.11
    Media URN:
    10602
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:57:00 / 01:20:03:00
    Canister:
    31/45

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