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The Sash My Father Wore
The Sash My Father Wore

The Sash My Father Wore 1971

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The Sash My Father Wore 1971

5 mins Northern Ireland

Hear what some of the children on parade have taken from the traditions passed down through the generations. Whether seen as celebration or propagation there’s plenty to make you smile as well as think in Archie Reid’s wry take on the 12th of July.

Archie Reid was a History teacher and prolific film maker. You can find some of his gems on the Britain on Film map ranging from the delightfully absurd to intimate portraits of his home town.

Northern Ireland Screen's Digital Film Archive is a free public access resource for teachers, students, historians and anyone who has an interest in moving images. Spanning from 1897 to the present day, the films in the Digital Film Archive cover all aspects of life in Northern Ireland and includes everything from dramas to documentaries, newsreels and features, animation to amateur footage.

Genres

Documentary Amateur film

Tags

Childhood Social customs Picnics Marching bands Orange Society Identity Irish history Religion

Released

1971

Country

Northern Ireland

Language

English

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