Freedom of the City (1975)

A play by Frian Friel, adapted for television by Hugh Webster. The story of three Londonderry citizens who took refuge in the Guildhall, escaping from the gas bombs and confusion of ... See full summary »

Director:

Eric Till

Writers:

Brian Friel (play), Hugh Webster (adaption)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Florence Paterson Florence Paterson ... Lily
Neil Munro Neil Munro ... Skinner
Mel Tuck Mel Tuck ... Michael
Edward Atienza Edward Atienza ... Judge
Desmond Scott ... Brigadier Johnson-Hansbury
Gerard Parkes ... Priest
Sean Mulcahy Sean Mulcahy ... Liam O'Kelly
Richard W. Farrell Richard W. Farrell ... Prof. Cuppley
Cedric Smith ... Balladeer
Steven Sutherland Steven Sutherland ... P. R. Officer
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A play by Frian Friel, adapted for television by Hugh Webster. The story of three Londonderry citizens who took refuge in the Guildhall, escaping from the gas bombs and confusion of riot-filled streets during a confrontation between civil rights marchers and the military. Their story emerges in a series of flashbacks as a judge presides over a court of inquiry into their deaths.

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Drama

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 1975 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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CBC-TV See more »
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Color
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