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'Skipper Next to God' (1967)

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Image ref no   2047/075
Caption   'Skipper Next to God' (1967)
Programme   Skipper Next to God  
Programme type    
Personalities/Groups   Lynch, Joseph (1926 - 2001)
O'Sullivan, Arthur (1912 - 1981)
Description   Arthur O'Sullivan as Davelaar (left) and Joe Lynch as Captain Kuiper, in a scene from the RTÉ Television adaptation of Jan de Hartog's play 'Skipper Next to God', during filming in Studio 1 in July 1967. This play was about a Dutch sea captain, attempting to find a safe landing place for a boatload of Jewish refugees. A lifebelt is hanging nearby; the words 'The Young Marie' are printed on it.

'Skipper Next to God' was televised on 26 October 1967. An article about the play was published in the RTÉ Guide of 20 October 1967.  
Collection   RTÉ Guide  
Photographer   Bedell, Roy  
Date of photograph   01/Jul/1967 - 31/Jul/1967
(01/Jul/1967 - 31/Jul/1967)  
Rights holder   RTÉ