Primary School boys and girls give their impressions of Saint Patrick the missionary.
- Title Saint Patrick was a Gentleman
- 1st Broadcast 17/03/1977
- Clip Duration 00:01:51
- Material Type Video
- Series title -
- Clip title The Missionary
- Extended description
Saint Patrick came to symbolise the conversion of the whole of Ireland to the Christian faith. The many legends which now hang from his name are discussed by primary school kids in this clip from the programme 'St. Patrick was a Gentleman'.
The boys and girls discuss: what they know about St. Patrick; where he came from; what he looked like; and the kind of person he was.
'Saint Patrick was a Gentleman' was a film documentary on the life and legends of Saint Patrick. The film included dramatic re-enactments of Saint Patrick as he travelled Ireland spreading Christianity.
Liam de Paor was the scriptwriter for the film and also the presenter. Actor, Bosco Hogan acted as Saint Patrick.
- Local keywords Saint Patrick, Saint Patrick was a Gentleman, St. Patrick's Day
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1977
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier P161/00077
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Colour
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
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