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Amharc Eireann: Eagrán 83, Puss in Boots Panto

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Category:
Newsreel, Irish Culture, Entertainment, History, Irish Language
Producer:
Gael Linn
Duration:
52 sec
Year:

1961
Language:
Irish w/Eng Subtitles
Technical:
4:3, 35mm,B&W

The legendary Panto “Puss in Boots” comes to Our Ladys Hall on Mourne road in Drimnagh.

This amateur production looks anything but and the locals are out in force cheering on the stars of the show. Many people from Crumlin and Drimnagh offer their spare time to help put the show together from the actors and costume designers to the set painters, electricians and carpenters. This is a play made by the local community for the local community.

Our Ladys Hall to this day still produce Panto productions each year, for more information please click here.

Produced by Gael Linn, Amharc Éireann ( A view of Ireland) is Ireland’s longest-running indigenous newsreel series.  It was distributed to cinemas throughout the country to  promote the Irish language.  The first 36 issues were produced as single-topic films which were released monthly, followed in 1959 by weekly, multi-story newsreels featuring a broad range of topics, from hard news stories to lighter magazine-style items. Between 1956 and 1964, 267 editions of the newsreel were produced for cinema exhibition. To see more of the

To see more of the Gael Linn Collection, click here.

With kind permission of Gael Linn.

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