Footage of Michael Collins in County Cork before his death, Ireland (Eire).
County Cork, Ireland (Eire).
Full titles read: "IN MEMORY OF MICHAEL COLLINS - SOLDIER STATESMAN - AND A MAN."
Intertitle reads: "The genial personality of Michael Collins made him loved." L/S of Michael Collins amongst crowds of people, he pats small boy on head as he walks past. M/S of group of men standing next to Sinn Fein poster with Michael Collins' name on it. M/S of Collins standing in the ruins of his house. M/S of Collins with older gentleman (possibly his dad ?).
M/S of Collins chatting to milkmaid milking cow. L/S of Collins speaking with two old woman sitting in the back of a wooden cart. He shakes one by the hand. L/S of woman and children standing next to sea wall, Collins chats to them. M/S of Collins speaking to old woman and old man.
Intertitle reads: "The forceful political personality of Michael Collins made him respected."
L/S's of Collins on raised platform over looking thousands of people at large rally. Good M/S's of Collin's speaking. Various shots of Collins and the large crowds.
Intertitle reads: The fine, soldierly personality of Michael Collins made him loved, respected and feared." Some good M/S's of Michael Collins in full uniform. Also various shots of another senior official in uniform. L/S's of Michael Collins with buildings in the background he smiles.
Note: Some of the footage in this item has been taken from previous Pathe items:-
- *PM0270* 270.31 - MICHAEL COLLINS - record a & b
- *PM0276* 276.28 - GENERAL MICHAEL COLLINS