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Arrival of Sir Edward Carson

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Category:
The Irish Independence Film Collection
Producer:
British Pathé
Duration:
23 sec
Year:

1914
Language:
Silent with English Intertitles
Technical:
4:3, 35mm B&W

This newsreel set at the Dockland in Belfast shows Edward Carson and some other dignitaries being driven in an open top car, flanked on both sides of the street by Irish guards.

Sir Edward Henry Carson, Baron Carson, from 1900 to 1921, was an Irish unionist politician, barrister and judge. From Dublin, he became the leader of the Irish Unionist Alliance and Ulster Unionist Party between 1910 and 1921, held numerous positions in the Cabinet of the United Kingdom.

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