Tag: "Early Irish Cinema"

Early Irish Cinema: Exhibiting Tanks to Irish Cinema Fans, February 1917

Early Irish Cinema: Exhibiting Tanks to Irish Cinema Fans, February 1917

| March 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at how cinema 100 years ago introduced tantalizing glimpses of a new war machine. .

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Early Irish Cinema: “Would We Ever Have It in Reality?” Ireland a Nation “For Two Days Only” in January 1917

Early Irish Cinema: “Would We Ever Have It in Reality?” Ireland a Nation “For Two Days Only” in January 1917

| January 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at how a film of Ireland achieving nationhood proved impossible to show 100 years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: Irish Cinema and Population Control in November 1916

Early Irish Cinema: Irish Cinema and Population Control in November 1916

| December 12, 2016 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at representations of birth control and abortion in Irish cinemas 100 years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: Watched by Millions of Eyes: Irish Cinema’s Manifold Potentialities in October 1916

Early Irish Cinema: Watched by Millions of Eyes: Irish Cinema’s Manifold Potentialities in October 1916

| November 14, 2016 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon investigates how the potential of cinema was viewed 100 years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: “The Birth of a Nation” in Ireland, Autumn 1916

Early Irish Cinema: “The Birth of a Nation” in Ireland, Autumn 1916

| October 3, 2016 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon explores the arrival of D. W. Griffith’s racist epic T’he Birth of a Nation’ to Irish picturehouses 100 years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: War as a Cinema Picture in Ireland, July 1916

Early Irish Cinema: War as a Cinema Picture in Ireland, July 1916

| August 17, 2016 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon explores how the cinema picture was increasingly a weapon of war in Ireland one hundred years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: History Without Tears in Irish Cinemas, June 1916

Early Irish Cinema: History Without Tears in Irish Cinemas, June 1916

| July 26, 2016 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon explores cinema’s role in assimilating history one hundred years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: Dublin Wreckage Films, Martial Law and Daylight Saving Time in May 1916

Early Irish Cinema: Dublin Wreckage Films, Martial Law and Daylight Saving Time in May 1916

| June 20, 2016 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon’s blog Early Irish Cinema looks back at the early development of cinema in Ireland on the anniversaries of those developments and offers information on what cinemagoers could have seen in Irish cinemas a century ago. Here Denis explores the effect of the Rising on cinemas. Dublin’s smoking ruins in May 1916. Image from the […]

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Early Irish Cinema: The Constant Watchfulness of Irish Cinema in March 1916

Early Irish Cinema: The Constant Watchfulness of Irish Cinema in March 1916

| March 29, 2016 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon tracks a vigilant eye being kept on the cinema industry 100 years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: Irish Cinema Catches the Public Eye in February 1916

Early Irish Cinema: Irish Cinema Catches the Public Eye in February 1916

| March 21, 2016 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon tells the tale of the “clutching hand” of cinema 100 years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: “The Nation’s Historian” or a “Violent Stimulant to the Eyes”?: Irish Cinema at the Beginning of 1916

Early Irish Cinema: “The Nation’s Historian” or a “Violent Stimulant to the Eyes”?: Irish Cinema at the Beginning of 1916

| February 10, 2016 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon examines how cinema was becoming the nation’s entertainer 100 years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: Succeeding Like Success: Irish Cinema at Christmas 1915

Early Irish Cinema: Succeeding Like Success: Irish Cinema at Christmas 1915

| January 4, 2016 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon writes about the expansion of cinema in Ireland at the end of 1915.

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Early Irish Cinema: Irish Cinema’s Alluring Enticement to Evil in November 1915

Early Irish Cinema: Irish Cinema’s Alluring Enticement to Evil in November 1915

| December 9, 2015 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon looks at the moral campaign to purify Ireland’s picture houses 100 years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: Kinemac, Pulsocon, Skibbereen: A New Lexicon for Irish Cinematic Sensation

Early Irish Cinema: Kinemac, Pulsocon, Skibbereen: A New Lexicon for Irish Cinematic Sensation

| November 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon tells the story of the Kinemac and its national and international aspects that were unique in early Irish cinema.

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Early Irish Cinema: Monopolizing the Limelight: Irish Cinema and Politics in Autumn 1915

Early Irish Cinema: Monopolizing the Limelight: Irish Cinema and Politics in Autumn 1915

| October 27, 2015 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon looks at how Irish cinemas handled both celebrity and politics one hundred years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: “Experiments Against the Public Taste” in Irish Picture Houses, August 1915

Early Irish Cinema: “Experiments Against the Public Taste” in Irish Picture Houses, August 1915

| September 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon looks at how cinema refashioned Irish public taste 100 years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: Processions, Protest and the Perfect Woman in Irish Picture Houses, Late Summer 1915

Early Irish Cinema: Processions, Protest and the Perfect Woman in Irish Picture Houses, Late Summer 1915

| August 26, 2015 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon looks at how ‘Neptune’s Daughter’ caused a stir in Irish cinemas one hundred years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: Urchins, Ragamuffins and Film Communism in Irish Cinemas, Summer 1915

Early Irish Cinema: Urchins, Ragamuffins and Film Communism in Irish Cinemas, Summer 1915

| August 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon looks at how cinema democratized access to culture one hundred years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: The Lure of the Picture House: Disaster and Comedy in Irish Cinemas, May 1915

Early Irish Cinema: The Lure of the Picture House: Disaster and Comedy in Irish Cinemas, May 1915

| June 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon looks at how cinema was becoming a habit for Irish people 100 years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: From the Stomach to the Front: Projecting the World on Irish Screens in April 1915

Early Irish Cinema: From the Stomach to the Front: Projecting the World on Irish Screens in April 1915

| May 6, 2015 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon looks at the new images seen by Irish cinemagoers one hundred years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: In the Grip of Spies - Irish Cinemas and War Propaganda, March 1915

Early Irish Cinema: In the Grip of Spies – Irish Cinemas and War Propaganda, March 1915

| April 9, 2015 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon casts an eye over the use of cinema propaganda in World War I.

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Early Irish Cinema: Creating Great Trouble in a Most Laughable Manner: Chaplin in Dublin

Early Irish Cinema: Creating Great Trouble in a Most Laughable Manner: Chaplin in Dublin

| February 4, 2015 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at how Irish audiences took a while to warm to the delights of Charlie Chaplin.

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Early Irish Cinema: “War Looks Like ‘Reel’ Business”: Irish Cinema at the End of 1914

Early Irish Cinema: “War Looks Like ‘Reel’ Business”: Irish Cinema at the End of 1914

| January 8, 2015 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at the rising integration of cinemas into the business practices of Irish cities, towns and rural areas at the end of 1914 and how the war provided a topical subject matter with which to attract audiences.

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Early Irish Cinema: Rolls of Honour: Irish Film Businesses and the War, Autumn 1914

Early Irish Cinema: Rolls of Honour: Irish Film Businesses and the War, Autumn 1914

| November 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at the Irish who featured in the Bioscope’s “Roll of Honour” 100 years ago and how Irish film production companies expanded their business during the war.

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Early Irish Cinema: “Driven to See Pictures Instead of Plays”: Joseph Holloway Goes Out in 1914 Dublin

Early Irish Cinema: “Driven to See Pictures Instead of Plays”: Joseph Holloway Goes Out in 1914 Dublin

| November 4, 2014 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at a diary that offers fascinating glimpses into the city’s emerging cinema culture 100 years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: Shadow Soldiers Flickering on a Screen - Irish Cinema and the Beginning of World War I

Early Irish Cinema: Shadow Soldiers Flickering on a Screen – Irish Cinema and the Beginning of World War I

| September 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at Irish Cinema and the beginning of World War I.

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Early Irish Cinema: Irish Cinemagoers Feel the Heat of Summer 1914

Early Irish Cinema: Irish Cinemagoers Feel the Heat of Summer 1914

| August 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at how the summer weather of 1914 was bad news for Irish cinemas.

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Early Irish Cinema: The Long and Short of the Irish Cinema Programme in Early 1914

Early Irish Cinema: The Long and Short of the Irish Cinema Programme in Early 1914

| August 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at the make up of the picture-house programme 100 years ago in Irish cinemas.

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Early Irish Cinema: Changing the Entertainment Geography of the City: The Bohemian Picture Theatre Opens

Early Irish Cinema: Changing the Entertainment Geography of the City: The Bohemian Picture Theatre Opens

| June 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at the opening of The Bohemian Picture Theatre in Phibsborough, Dublin one hundred years ago.

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Early Irish Cinema: The Phibsboro Picture House Opens

Early Irish Cinema: The Phibsboro Picture House Opens

| June 12, 2014 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at the opening of the Picture House in Phibsborough in Dublin one hundred years ago.

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