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  • Short Summary

    A railway viaduct - once destroyed by nationalists - is reopened.

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    Republic of Ireland, Eire, Southern Ireland.

    Title: "October 16th. Reconstruction era begins with opening of the Mallow Viaduct".

    Opening of the reconstructed railway viaduct over the Blackwater destroyed by nationalists some years before.

    C/U of several men inside the driver's cabin of a steam engine; the driver wears a cap and dashes about operating the engine, he indicates to a smartly dressed man to pull a large lever - probably some sort of dignitary who wants to be seen 'driving' the train for the purpose of publicity.

    Low angled L/S of the train driving over the reconstructed viaduct. Panning shot along a group of twenty or so men and two little boys - they appear to be posing for a group of photograph in front of the stationary train.

    Note: shots from this story are used in a longer story - PRESIDENT COSGRAVE - also in G 1046. AH 2000.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:53:00 / 01:28:48:00
    G 1046

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