Further to yesterday’s query regarding the location of the photo (above) used to promote The Commitments (1991).
We contacted the photographer David Appleby.
David forwarded it to The Commitments director Alan Parker. Alan forwarded it to his wife and assistant Lisa.
Lisa Moran Parker writes:
According to our files it was shot in Bond Street, behind the Guinness brewery….
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“The Irish are the blacks of Europe, Dubliners are the blacks of Ireland, and the North Siders are the blacks of Dublin … so say it loud — I’m black and I’m proud!”
Released on this day 20 years ago.