Laurel & Hardy and An Irish American Hero (#721)
In this episode of the Letter from Ireland podcast we tell two stories behind recently released movies with a strong connection to Ireland.
This episode of the Letter from Ireland podcast has a Hollywood theme! Not just Hollywood however, we tell two stories behind recently released movies with a strong connection to Ireland. So, what do Laurel & Hardy, Steven Spielburg, Tom Hanks, Mary Black and Carina Collins all have in common? They all feature in this week’s episode.
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The Letter from Ireland Show is a weekly podcast that goes out each Thursday from our cottage in County Cork. Tune in to this episode – and dive straight in to a bit of Irish caint, ceóil agus craic (conversation, music and craic!).
Played or Mentioned in this Show:
The following links were mentioned in this show:
- When Laurel & Hardy Came to Ireland.
- Do You Know This Irish-American Hero?
- More on the movie “Stan and Ollie”.
- More on the movie “Bridge of Spies”.
This episode features the following Music:
- “The Holy Ground” – performed by Mary Black.
- “The Cuckoo Theme” and “Trail of The Lonesome Pine”.
- “The Emigrant’s Farewell” – performed by Muireann NicAmhlaoibh.
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Slán for now, Mike and Carina.