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The Lad from Old Ireland (1910)

  • 24-06-2021 10:48pm
    Registered Users Posts: 5,978 ✭✭✭ OU812

    This is allegedly the very first film ever made in Ireland. It was filmed in Cork & Killarney in 1910. How absolutely bizarre that it predates the 1916 rising, over 110 years old.

    Directed by Sidney Olcott
    Writing Credits Gene Gauntier ... (written by)
    Cast (in credits order)
    Sidney Olcott ... Terry O'Connor
    Gene Gauntier ... Aileene
    Thomas O'Connor ... Murphy - the Landlord
    Arthur Donaldson ... Parish Priest
    J.P. McGowan ... Election Agent
    Robert G. Vignola ... Man in Campaign Office
    Jane Wolfe ... Elsie Myron - American Heiress
    Agnes Mapes ... Aileene's Mother


  • Registered Users Posts: 41,482 ✭✭✭✭ SEPT 23 1989

    Their movement on screen is very fluid for a film made in 1910