Tony Wright at Blarney Castle, Cork

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Title

Tony Wright at Blarney Castle, Cork

Subject

Cork Film Festival, Tony Wright, Blarney Castle, Cork

Description

This is a black and white photograph, marked '1956', of the English actor Tony Wright standing in front of the Tower House of the Blarney Castle, County Cork. He is dressed in a light-coloured pin-stripe wool suit and tie and is standing smiling towards the camera. In the background the ruins of the medieval keep rises up behind him.

Tony Wright (1925-1986) was an English film actor and Rank Organisation contract player along with the Scottish actor Maureen Swanson (later Lady Dudley) who also came to Cork for the festival. He has a large filmography and films made around the time he was in Cork include Seven Thunders (Hugo Fregonese, 1957) and The Spaniard's Curse (Ralph Kemplen, 1958). Wright was married to the English film actor Jean Munroe (1934-1972) for three years (1956-1959).

Creator

University College Cork, Cork Film Festival,

Source

Cork Film Festival Collection

Publisher

University College Cork

Date

1956

Rights

This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Please credit the Cork International Film Festival Archive and provide a link back to the site.

Format

Photo
TIFF
JPEG

Language

English, eng

Coverage

1956
Cork, Ireland

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photo

Physical Dimensions

202 x 258mm

Collection

Citation

University College Cork, Cork Film Festival, , “Tony Wright at Blarney Castle, Cork,” Cork International Film Festival Archive, accessed May 21, 2022, https://corkfilmfest.ucc.ie/items/show/62.