The Glorious Memory

The Glorious Memory

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Details

Location

Belfast

Year

1960s

Date

Length

08min 53sec

Audio

mute

Format

colour

Source

Courtesy

Mrs Lindy Reid

Rights Holder

Mrs Lindy Reid

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Description

Film by Archie Reid, showing 12th of July in the 1960s.

See children preparing items for bonfire, graffiti saying 'no Pope here' and 'Down the IRA'.

The streets are decorated for the occasion.

The viewer sees Clifton street orange hall and the statue of Hugh Hanna, before it was blown up in 1970 by the IRA.

Water provided to the marchers by the Irish Temperance League.

Video ends showing the flames of the bonfires. 

Credits

Film by Archie Reid and Craig Clements

Titles by Rowel Friers

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