Olster's Tragedy.. (1974)

Film-document №7577 2 parts, Duration: 0:20:44, Black-white to collection Price category A
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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Geleyn I.

Anouncers: Kolychev U.

Text writers: Biryukov I.


The film, created based on foreign newsreel, tells about bloody collisions betweem catholics and protestants in the Northern Ireland.

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The film tells about the struggle of the working people of Northern Ireland civil rights on the basis of foreign archival newsreel period 1960 - 1970. Great Britain. Northern Ireland. Belfast. General view of the city. Special Forces British Army patrol the streets, searching cars and residents of the city. Armored vehicles and tanks on the streets. Explosions, gunfire in the streets. The destroyed building houses. The arrival of British soldiers in Belfast on the ship and by plane. The destroyed building houses. Local residents and soldiers apart the rubble. The parade of Protestants in the Catholic quarter of the city. The empty homes in the Catholic quarter. Living quarters are in a Catholic cathedral. g. Linadaun (a suburb of Belfast). Armored car breaks with the property of homeless families trying to occupy the abandoned homes. A flock of people on the street. British officer said of the possible use of gas and rubber bullets against demonstrators (synchronously). Concentration Camp Long Kosh. Checkpoint. One of the leaders of the republican movement says about his time in British and Irish prisons (synchronously). Interview with Secretary General of the Association for Civil Rights in Northern Ireland, E. Stewart (synchronously). The British Prime Minister Heath, Minister of the Interior Modling, leader of the extremists Krejci, pastor of Paisley, Minister of State for Northern Ireland Uaylou in Belfast. Housewives attack on British soldiers after the raid. The demonstration of supporters of the republican movement. Slogans and posters calling for the withdrawal of the British Army from Northern Ireland. Demonstrators clash with troops. The dead man, lying on the street. The funeral of those killed during a demonstration at the cemetery. Woman sets fire to the national flag of Great Britain. The crowd, the people of Dublin carries thirteen symbolic coffins near the building of the British Embassy. The demonstration in solidarity with the fighters of Northern Ireland in London. The Council of Ireland in Sanningdeyle.

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