Will There be Peace in Ireland?

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Location

Unknown

Year

1921

Source

National Film and Television Archive

Format

35mm, film, intertitles

black and white

Length

22sec

Silent

silent

Courtesy

British Film Institute

Rights Holder

British Film Institute

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Description

Unionist Sir James Craig seen here giving a speech during the lead-up to the historic negotiations which would lead to the Anglo-Irish Treaty in December of 1921. This was a speech which predicted Unionist and Orange fury if Lloyd George sold Northern Ireland down the river.

Notes

The same sequence is shown in Ulster Will Not Yield.

Shot List

'Topical Budget. Will There Be Peace in Ireland? Sir James Craig the man who will say Yes or No'. Craig giving a speech from a podium . 00:11 'As seen by 'Matt', the famous cartoonist.' Cartoon of Craig.