The Doggy Men

The Doggy Men

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Details

Location

Belfast

Year

1985

Source

BBC NI

Format

film

colour

Length

29min 46sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI

Rights Holder

BBC NI

It is illegal to download, copy, print or otherwise utilise in any other form this material, without written consent from the copyright holder.

Description

This documentary looks at small-time greyhound enthusiasts who are known as doggy men.

Shot List

Documentary looking at greyhound racing at Dunmore Stadium, Belfast. In particular small owners who own one or two dogs and are known as Doggy Men. Doggy Man, Liam Kennedy, (who is in a wheelchair) is followed as he trains and races his two dogs. Also features an interview with Joseph O'Boyle, vet and greyhound owner.

Credits

Writer - Liam McAuley; Camera - Arthur Rowell; Ian MacGregor-White; Gary Carville; Stephen Clarkson; Sound - Frank Gray, Bryan Elliot, Gabriel McParland, Bob Bell; Production Assistant - Eileen Bartley; Film Editor - Arthur Keating; Assistant Editor - Stephen Hall; Producer and Director - Robin Wylie