Neil Jordan Plays Guitar in Opening Sequence

EXHIBITION : BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS

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Before he became a critically acclaimed film director, Neil Jordan is  filmed here at the age of 20 playing classical guitar.

  • Title
    Neil Jordan Plays Guitar
  • 1st Broadcast
    09/12/1970
  • Contributor
    Norris Davidson (Director)
    Brian Cleeve (Presenter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:00:39
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Anthology
  • Clip title
    Neil Jordan Plays Guitar in Opening Sequence
  • Extended description

    In the opening sequence of the arts programme 'Anthology' from 1970 Neil Jordan appears playing classical guitar at Sinnotts bar.

    His directorial debut was the film 'Angel' in 1982 and was shortly followed by Mona Lisa and a Company of Wolves. Jordan went on to direct critically acclaimed films such as 'The Crying Game', 'Interview with the Vampire', 'The Butcher Boy', and 'Breakfast on Pluto'.

  • Information

    This episode of 'Anthology' considers the state of art and design education in Ireland, poetry readings in pubs and the forthcoming festival of twentieth century music. The programme was directed by Norris Davidson and presented by Brian Cleeve.

    This episode was broadcast on 9 December, 1970.

  • Local keywords
    Neil Jordan, Arts, Anthology, 1970, Film Director, Fame
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1970
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    11D01290
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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