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  • Short Summary

    The people of Erin bid farewell to departing British troops. Southern Ireland, Eire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Erin's farewell. Vast crowds cheer departing British troops who left with bands playing and Colours flying. Dublin, Southern Ireland, Eire.

    Intertitle - 'General Mulcahy - hoists the Republican Flag over Irish Command Headquarters ...'

    M/S as General Mulcahy raises the Republican flag and soldiers behind stand to attention. M/S as it makes its way up the pole.

    Intertitle - '.... and with whole of his Staff, salutes the last British Troops to leave.'

    M/S as the troops march along. M/S of the men saluting.

    Intertitle - 'General Macready took the final salute.'

    L/S as the British troops march past and General Macready salutes them. M/S as he talks to an officer and shakes hands. M/S as the troops walk along and smile as they shake hands with the crowds. M/S of the soldiers on the boat, people lean over and shake their hands. L/S as it moves away and everyone waves from the ship and dock. M/S pan across the crowds of people waving at them.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:11:00 / 01:06:13:00
    G 939

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