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558-P-1967-Programme-content.pdf
The original 1967 programme is a slim soft card-bound issue measuring 26.5cm x 11cm. The bind is stapled and it has 80 numbered pages. The pdf version includes profiles and images of Jury president Jan Olof Olsson (Sweden), Vicomte Georges de la…

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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 is a black and white photo of festival delegates on a stage, lined up and arms linked. The convivial group, all dressed in evening wear, stretch out across the expanse of the stage and appear to be singing – we might hazard a guess that they are…

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This is a black and white photo of Denis (Dinny) Gould's retirement party in June 1971. The photo notes that the party was a ‘Farewell to Captain Denis Gould’ who was festival secretary since its inception in 1956. The convivial crowd are gathered…

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This is an undated black and white photo of the festival committee. The small group of six men pose for the camera smiling, on and around a staircase. While the men are unidentified we recognise Robin O’Sullivan and Gus Healy, second left on the…

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This is an undated black and white photo of the congregation at a film festival mass in St Francis Church, Cork. The pews are full and those without seats stand up against the church walls. We notice the Lord Mayor Seán O’Leary kneeling at the…

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This is an undated black and white photograph of the raising of the Tóstal flag at the Cork City Hall. A large crowd, held back by young men in white slacks and shirts, are gathered in front of the City Hall to watch the Lord Mayor and colleagues…

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This is a black and white photo of the ‘Original Tóstal Council’ standing on the steps of the City Hall in Cork. The photo is undated but we can suggest the mid-fifties when Tóstal was inaugurated in Cork.

The Cork Film Festival emerged from An…

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This is a black and white photo, dated 1976, of the actor David Hemmings speaking at an award presentation which was organised by George McSweeney (who might be sitting at the piano). The Lord Mayor Seán French, wearing his chain of office, is seated…
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