• Short Summary

    Eamon De Valera inspects Irish troops in the pouring rain.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Dublin. President De Valera. Reviews Free State Forces in Phoenix Park after manoeuvres."

    Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Irish President Eamon De Valera rides onto field on horseback. He is accompanied by officers of the Irish Free State Army. Everyone is wearing rain capes due to a down pour.

    De Valera rides along ranks of troops inspecting them. Some are standing with artillery, others with bicycles. He inspects armoured personnel carriers and biplanes. De Valera is accompanied by Frank Aiken, Irish Defence Minister.

    Soldiers march past the President in salute. Shot of De Valera on podium. More shots of march past. Troops ride past, followed by parade of armoured vehicles. MS of wet looking De Valera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    725.26
    Media URN:
    6493
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:15:00 / 01:43:01:00
    Canister:
    33/78

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