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The Making of an Irish Nationalist: James Mark Sullivan and the Film Company of Ireland in America

Click here to view Knocknagow (1918) Film producer James Mark Sullivan (fig. 1) was born in Kerry in 1873 and emigrated with his family to the United States in 1882. This was a time of growing unrest in Ireland. After years of vigorous fundraising in the United States, the Fenian Brotherhood had launched an abortive uprising in Kerry in 1867. …

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