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|Caption||RTÉ crew film 'Insurrection' at Trinity College Dublin (1966)|
Johnson, Fred (1899 - 1971)
An RTÉ crew film a scene from the Telefís Éireann (RTÉ Television) drama series 'Insurrection', in which a reporter played by Jim Mooney interviews a Trinity College porter played by Fred Johnson, in the grounds of Trinity College Dublin in early 1966. Director Michael Garvey is standing first left. This episode was first broadcast on 13 April 1966.
'Insurrection' was an eight-part dramatised reconstruction of the events of Easter Week 1916, shown to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising. The series was shown on eight consecutive nights on Telefís Éireann from 10-17 April 1966. The RTV (RTÉ) Guide extensively previewed the series in a special anniversary edition published on 8 April 1966.
|Collection||RTÉ Stills Department|
|Date of photograph||
01/Jan/1966 - 31/Mar/1966
(01/Jan/1966 - 31/Mar/1966)