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This is a black and white photo of the English actor Sylvia Syms at a drinks reception at the Piccadilly Hotel in London, organised by the London Friends of the festival. Syms, in a bright knee-length dress and cigarette in hand, is turned towards…

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This is a black and white photograph of festival delegates in a photo marked '1956'. All are dressed in formal evening wear with the men in dark suits and bow-ties and the women in evening wear. In particular, we notice the light-coloured…

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This is a 1956 black and white photo of Dame Florence Marjorie Wilcox, DBE, known professionally as the English stage and film actor Anna Neagle (1904-1986). She is seen walking along the platform of the Cork-Kent train station in conversation with…

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This is a black and white photo of the English film actor Anna Neagle (otherwise known as Dame Florence Marjorie Wilcox) (1904-1986) in conversation with the Lord Mayor of Cork, Patrick McGrath. Dressed in a dark suit which is accessorised with a fur…

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This is a black and white photo of the English film actor Anna Neagle (otherwise known as Dame Florence Marjorie Wilcox) visiting children in a hospital during 1956. Wearing a tweed coat and a white hat, Neagle is chatting with two young children who…

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This is a black and white group photo of the English actor Anna Neagle with the Italian actors Sylva Koscina, Luisa Della Noce and others. The group, dressed in formal wear, are standing together, and Neagle, in a sequined off-the-shoulder-gown, is…

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This is a black and white photo of the English actor Anna Neagle dressed in an evening gown with fur stole. She is accompanied by the festival director Dermot Breen and Captain Tom McKenna dressed in formal attire. A small crowd around them clap as…

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This is a black and white photo of the Savoy Cinema on Patrick Street in Cork, advertising the 1956 festival. Flags adorn the building in a night-time scene and crowds are gathered outside. Posters include signs for World Premiere - tonight at 8pm;…
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