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Monsignor Reid Collection: HOLIDAY IN HIGHLAND, NEW YORK

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This film was shot in the town of Highland, New York between 1939 and 1940, and consists of scenes of the Hudson River Bridge, miners working the Iron mines of the Hudson Highlands and family get-togethers. Father, later Monsignor, William Reid acquired his first ‘movie’ camera in the mid-1930s. He continued to film a wide […]

The Lad From Old Ireland

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Terry (Sidney Olcott) , a poor Irish farmer, dreams of a better life and is tired of working the land. He decides to head west to build a better, more prosperous future in the USA. He bids farewell to his darling Aileen (Gene Gauntier) but promises he will return to her some day when he […]

Amharc Eireann: Eagrán 171, ROSE OF TRALEE FINAL 1962

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The Rose of Tralee took place on September 3rd 1962 at the Ashe Memorial Hall in Tralee. The competition was fierce, with the colourful Roses, lovely young women from all over the world, competing for the prestigious title.Every year the festival brought young women of Irish descent from around the world to Kerry for a […]