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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of Michael Collins making a speech - fighting breaks out amongst the crowd.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Great Cork Treaty Meeting. Mr. Michael Collins receives enthusiastic reception from the huge gathering despite salvoes of shots from a few malcontents."

    Cork, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    High angle shot showing Collins standing on a dais high above a huge enthusiastic crowd. They wave hats and handkerchiefs. Camera pans across to show how packed the square is. Low angle shot of Collins making an emotional speech. Panning shot from behind and to the right of Collins as he speaks showing size of crowd. L/S of another speaker standing hand on hip, speech over - crowd are going wild and waving. Two shots of speakers other than Collins.

    Crowd surges backwards, presumably as shots are fired.

    High angle shot of crowds leaving the square as the speech ends. Some shuffling and movement of the crowd as the fighting breaks out. Various shots of crowds surging forwards and backwards as disputes continue. Man firing gun into the air is visible in the last shot.

    Note: speakers other than Collins are not identified in paperwork.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:31:00 / 01:39:14:00
    G 859

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