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Pictures of Mr. de Valera

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Category:
The Irish Independence Film Collection
Producer:
British Pathé
Duration:
1 min 7 sec
Year:

1927
Language:
Silent with English Intertitles
Technical:
4:3, 35mm B&W

This newsreel released by Pathé in June 1927 shows Éamon de Valera and his entire Fianna Fáil Party of 40 posing for the camera during the Elections.

The launch of the Fianna Fáil Party happened the prior year, on May 16th  1926.Countess Markievicz is seen sitting beside de Valera with a broken arm (She died one month after this photo call was taken on July 15th 1927).

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