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This is a black and white photo of the Czech-born German actor Winnie Markus taken with a group of men identified as 'dockers' at the back of the photo. Cork had a rich history of dockers working at the Port of Cork, unloading ships berthed at the…

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This is a black and white photo of the Czech-born German film actor Winnie Markus stepping out of a car at the Savoy cinema during the 1956 Cork Film Festival. She is dressed in an elaborate fur-trimmed coat and evening dress and is photographed…

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This is a black and white photo of the British documentary filmmaker Paul Rotha standing with a group of colleagues including festival director Dermot Breen. The group of seven, dressed in travel attire, pose genially for the camera in front of the…

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This is a black and white photo taken in 1956 of the Czech-born German film actor Winnie Markus in conversation with the Irish politician Jack Lynch and others identified at the back of the photo as Gus Healy, John A Walsh, Frank Acker, TJ…

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This is a black and white photo of the Czech-born German film actor Winnie Markus (1921-2002) and the Fianna Fáil politician Jack Lynch presenting her with an award. Markus, in a light-coloured evening gown decorated with pearl beads, is shown in…

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This is a black and white group photo of the German film actor Eva-Ingeborg Scholz with the Lord Mayor Seán McCarthy (1889-1974) and others identified at the back of the photo as Vida Breen, the Lord Mayor Seán McCarthy, Norma Crosbie, the Lord…

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This is a black and white photo of the German film actor Eva-Ingeborg Scholz (1928-) sitting on a carpeted step with the film festival director Dermot Breen (1924-1978). Scholz, in a dark dress trimmed with a white fur collar and accessorised with…

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This is a black and white photo of the Fianna Fáil politician Jack Lynch (1917-1999) on the right presenting a St Finbarr statuette to Vasgen Badal in his capacity as leader of the German delegation. The Press Comments section of the 1959 Festival…

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This is a black and white photo of the art deco façade of the Cork Savoy cinema on Patrick Street, advertising the 1959 festival. Flags of the participating countries adorn the building in a daytime street scene. A group of boys on the left of the…

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This is a black and white photo of the Czech-born German film actor Winnie Markus at a meal. She is shown mid-bite, eating a sausage, smiling up towards the camera. Markus is dressed in a light-coloured sleeveless evening gown decorated with…
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