Hang up Your Brightest Colors

TitleHang up Your Brightest Colors
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1973
AuthorsThomas, Antony
Running Time1h 17min
DistributorBBC Wales
CountryUnited Kingdom
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

Actor Kenneth Griffith provides a dramatic monologue of the life of Michael Collins (1890-1922), a prominent leader during the Irish War for Independence (1919-1923). Although usually classed as a documentary, the film more closely resembles a dramatic monologue, with Griffith frequently delivering quotes by key figures such as David Lloyd George, Winston Churchill, and Collins himself, "in character". Given its pro-Irish content and its release in the midst of the Irish Troubles (1968-1998), the Incorporated Television Company refused to broadcast the film. The film had a limited release in 1973, and was first broadcast on BBC One in Wales only in 1993, and networked across the United Kingdom by BBC Two the following year.

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