Baseball in Irish History

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Details

Location

Belfast

Year

1996

Source

National Film and Television Archive

Format

film

colour

Length

26min 31sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

Brian Waddell Productions, Channel 4, DBA

Rights Holder

Brian Waddell Productions, Channel 4, DBA

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Description

A locally made documentary looking at punishment beatings which continued despite the ceasefire.

Notes

Produced as part of Channel Four's War Cries series. Documentary on the punishment beatings carried out in Northern Ireland by loyalist and republican paramilitaries. The programme is presented by Robert (McLiam) Wilson, Northern Irish novelist and author of books including Ripley Bogle and Eureka Street. Also appearing is fellow author and broadcaster, Glenn Patterson.

Shot List

Northern Ireland novelist Robert Wilson examines the normal, ordinary, mundane violence that goes on when the cameras are not around. Punishment beatings. Interviews with Glenn Patterson, novelist, various disguised interviews with victims of punishment beatings, John Larkin - barrister, Hugh Lewsley, SDLP councillor; Outcry -Human Rights Campaigners; Derek Martindale, Head of Regional CID - with bats and other implements recovered from the scenes of beatings. Stills of beatings and news coverage.

Credits

Director - Carlo Gebler; Writer and Presenter - Robert Wilson; Associate Producer - Glenn Patterson; Editor - Greg Darby; Camera - David Barker, Conor O'Brien; Dubbing -Ian Burns; Sound - David Kilpatrick, Paul Maynes; Production Assistant - Gillian Hamill; Research - Rachel McKeown. A DBA television production in association with Brian Waddell Productions for Channel 4.

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