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This is a promotional three-fold leaflet for the 1962 Cork International Film Festival. The leaflet describes the founding of the festival in 1956 and the plans for the seventh edition of the festival. There is a short description of the Festival…

587-01-1958-Award-postcard-J.jpg
This is a black and white postcard originating from the Danish production company A/S Nordisk Film Junior. It is dated December 1958 and depicts the St Finbarr bronze statuette. The base of the statuette in this image is engraved Féile Scannán…

586-2012-Award-J.jpg
This small bronze-coloured trophy is 21.5cm tall and depicts the organic form of a figure looking through the single lens of a camera. The slim award, designed so that it can be hung on a wall, is presented in a wooden box tied with a red ribbon. The…

585-2002-Award-J.jpg
This small cast bronze trophy is 25cm tall and depicts the organic form of a figure, with its right arm raised to its eye as it looks out through a single-lens binocular. The unsigned statue is inscribed Cork Film Festival 2002 along its spine. We…

584-2009-Award-J.jpg
Since its establishment in 1956, the festival has awarded the St Finbarr statuette to its winners. Designed by the Cork-born sculptor Seamus Murphy, the bronze-coloured representation of the saint is 31cm high including the base. The base in this…

583-1998-Award-J.jpg
This is a cast bronze crescent-shaped award in gold and green hues. The base, measuring 17.5cm x 8cm, is engraved: Winner Best Black & White Short Film, Murphy's 43rd Cork Film Festival 1998. The back of the base is signed with the initial 'B' -…

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This is a black and white photo of festival delegates, some of whom are holding awards. We recognise festival committee members and friends including Gus Healy, Peter Barry, Gerry Jones (with eye-patch), along with Lord Mayor Pearse Wyse at the left…

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This is a black and white photo of the Irish director Louis Marcus holding the Waterford Glass Film Critics’ Award in the company of the politicians Pearse Wyse, Peter Barry, and Gus Healy. The four men are all wearing dinner suits accessorised with…

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This black and white photo shows the festival director presenting a St Finbarr statuette to an unidentified recipient.The St Finbarr statuette was designed by the Cork-born sculptor Seamus Murphy RHA. A small number of festival programmes (eg 1970)…

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This is a black and white photo of the Cork-born musician Bernard Geary being presented an award or memento by festival director Dermot Breen. Geary, on the left of the photo, is turned towards Breen as he accepts the award whilst shaking hands. The…
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