De Valera and old cabinet, Griffith and new cabinet, release of prisoners from Mountjoy.
Dublin, Eire (Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland).
Full title reads: "The New Dail Cabinet".
Intertitle: "Mr. Arthur Griffith, President".
Panning M/S of new Irish cabinet to replace that led by Eamon De Valera. C/U of Griffith, laughing.
Intertitle: "The outgoing President, Ministry and Members of the Republican Party who opposed the Treaty, and, as a Party, will contest the policy of the Free State Party at the Elections".
M/S of De Valera and ministers in front of Irish flag. Panning shot of ministers and De Valera.
Intertitle: "Mr. M. Collins, Minister of Finance". Good C/U of Collins giving speech.
Various C/Us of new Dail ministers: Gavin Duffy, W. T. Cosgrove, K. O'Higgins, R. J. Mulcahy. Same as in THE NEW DAIL CABINET, also in G 842. See separate record for more details.
Intertitle: "Release of prisoners from Mountjoy Jail".
M/S of children and adults of all ages waiting outside heavy prison external doors. C/U of old woman and boys waiting by door. L/S of crowd gathered around prison entrance.
M/S of man holding blanket (ex-prisoner?) shaking hands enthusiastically with two men. A man enters with a notepad - a journalist? M/S of another ex-prisoner, holding cases, smoking and smiling as he stands outside Mountjoy Prison. Crowd gather around him to congratulate him.
Note: see also record for THE OUTGOING PRESIDENT in G 842.