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Author: Kenneth Griffith; Gareth Wyn Jones; Timothy O'Grady; Chieftains.; Irish Visions USA (Firm)
Publisher: Highland Mills, N.Y. : Distributed by Irish Visions USA, [1997?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1972, Kenneth Griffith, spurned by the ban of his Michael Collins documentary Hang up your brightest colours, gathered together nine veterans of the 1916 Easter Rebellion and the Irish War of Independence. Dynamic and thrilling personal accounts capture the great awakening of Irish nationalism as these men and women express their burning desire and belief in the right to live and govern their own country free of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Interviews
Sources
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Griffith; Gareth Wyn Jones; Timothy O'Grady; Chieftains.; Irish Visions USA (Firm)
OCLC Number: 39886658
Notes: Originally produced in 1978.
Credits: Consultant, Timothy O'Grady ; researcher, Cherry Farrow ; editor, Max Benedict ; music, The Chieftains ; camera, Gareth Owens, Mike Reynolds.
Performer(s): Interview subjects: Maire Comerford, Brighid Thornton, Sean Kavanagh, Martin Walton, Joseph Sweeney, Tom Barry, John O'Sullivan, David Nelligan, Sean Harling.
Description: 1 videocassette (66 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: by Kenneth Griffith ; director, Gareth Wynn Jones ; HTV.

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In 1972, Kenneth Griffith, spurned by the ban of his Michael Collins documentary Hang up your brightest colours, gathered together nine veterans of the 1916 Easter Rebellion and the Irish War of Independence. Dynamic and thrilling personal accounts capture the great awakening of Irish nationalism as these men and women express their burning desire and belief in the right to live and govern their own country free of British interference.

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Curious Journey: The Fight for Irish Freedom

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On Easter Monday 1916, a group of Irish patriots captured a number of Dublin buildings, including the post office, in rebellion against British occupation of Ireland. The British promptly suppressed the rebellion and executed 15 of the Irish revolutionaries.

Over sixty years later,...
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