• Short Summary

    Footage of President Hyde attending a children's party in Phoenix Park in the Republic of Ireland.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "PRESIDENT HYDE GIVES CHILDREN'S PARTY"

    L/S's of a band leading children of the Irish Drama League through Phoenix Park in Dublin, Republic of Ireland (Eire, Southern Ireland). L/S's of the President Douglas Hyde with the Prime Minister Eamon De Valera watching from a balcony. L/S of Hyde walking out to greet the children. Several more shots of the Hyde meeting the children and signing autographs. M/S of Mrs De Valera signing autographs. Good groups shots of the children looking at the autographs they have received. L/S's of the kids taking part in a dancing competition. M/S's of the President handing out prizes.

    Cataloguer's note: Part of the soundtrack to this film is in Gaelic.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    993.40
    Media URN:
    49955
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:44:00 / 01:52:28:00
    Canister:
    39/29

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "President Hyde" is Douglas Hyde.

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