Film production in Dingle David Lean directs Robert Mitchum in a scene for 'Ryan's Daughter'

This edition of the series 'Kino' goes on location to see the production of 'Ryan's Daughter' directed by David Lean. The multi-million dollar production was shot in Dingle, County Kerry. Set in 1916 it tells the story of a married woman who has an affair with a British army officer.

A special set was constructed for the fictional Kirray village. In this extract Robert Mitchum is having trouble with his hat while shooting a scene. 

'Kino On Location : The Making of Ryans Daughter was broadcast on 22 September 1969 and was presented by Denis Brennan.