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    Military displays in Dublin to celebrate St. Patrick's day.

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    Southern Ireland, Eire, Republic of Ireland.

    Title: "Saint Patrick's Day Celebrations. Imposing Military Display by the Irish National Army in Dublin".

    M/S of a military parade coming down a crowd lined city street. M/S of a man and three army officers watching the parade from a balcony draped in a flag (Irish National flag?). M/S of armoured cars rolling slowly past the crowds. L/S of a dozen or so officers and official looking men on the balcony. More shots of soldiers, on foot and on horseback. M/S of a battalion of soldiers carrying rifles marching through the streets. M/S, in profile, of the men on the balcony.

    Aldershot, Hampshire.

    C/U of a soldier in a tam-o'-shanter with some bag pipes tucked under his arm, a battalion of soldiers in busbies stands in the background. M/S of a battalion of soldiers marching past. M/S of an officer of the Irish Guard giving out shamrock from a basket to an unruly bunch children. M/S of a soldier in a busbie tucking a piece of shamrock in the collar of an Irish Wolf Hound (the regiment mascot?). C/U of a smartly dressed woman talking to an officer. L/S of a battalion of soldiers giving three cheers; they raise their busbies in the air. M/S of the soldiers giving three cheers. Various shots of an officer pinning bits of shamrock to the tunics of his soldiers. M/S of the woman handing out trays of shamrock to a group of soldiers.

    Note: please see record for THE DEAR LITTLE SHAMROCK in G 1278 as some of the shots are similar.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:03:21:00
    G 1278

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