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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…

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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…

562-P-1970-Programme-content.pdf
The original 1970 programme is a slim soft card-bound issue measuring 26.5cm x 11cm. The bind is stapled and it has 56 numbered pages. There is slight wear and tear and rust damage around the staples. The cover design, by Harry Wallace, is repeated…

021-P-1969-Programme-content.pdf
The original 1969 programme is a slim soft card-bound programme measuring 11cm x 26.5cm. The bind is stapled and it has 60 numbered pages. The cover design, by Harry Wallace, is repeated across many editions of the festival during the late 1960s and…

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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 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 Irish filmmaker Colm Ó Laoghaire accepting an award from Arthur Watkins, president of the International Federation of Film Producers Association. The award was for the best film in the educational section for…

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This black and white image shows two unidentified festival guests standing together smiling for the camera. Between them they are holding a St Finbarr statuette. We recognise the trellis in the background from other archive images which suggests that…

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This is a black and white photo of the St Finbarr statuette that was designed by the Cork-born sculptor Seamus Murphy. The award itself is 31cm high including the base. The inscription across the base reads Cork International Film Festival Trophy by…

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This is a black and white photo of the sculptor Séamus Murphy and his daughter, Bebhinn Marten, in conversation with the Cork politician Peter Barry. The convivial group is dressed formally, and Marten, wearing a flower-decorated light-coloured…
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