Irish movie location photos - Chrono-perambulator

For several weeks during the summer of 1997 a local farmers field in Moate County Meath was transformed into a turn of the 20th century excavation site, for an ancient artifact discovered there. Filmed in Ireland the short film comedy Chrono-perambulator was written & directed by Damien O'Donnell. Although its duration is just 11 minutes, it features a high calibre cast with Charles Dance, Scottish actor Bill Paterson, Mal Whyte & a host of local Irish actors including Guy Carleton, Eamonn Hunt & Jer O'Leary.
 
Chrono-perambulator movie set location photo
A view of the ancient stone monument central to the Chrono Perambulator story, encircled with archaeological trenches & excavations.

The Chrono-perambulator movie storyline revolves around an eccentric Professor Teddy Knox played by Bill Paterson, and his attempts to travel back in time to discover the origin of artifacts found at a neolithic excavation site. Charles Dance plays the character of James "Dougie" Douglas - a Sherlock Holmes type who attempts to pour reason on some of Professor Knox's wilder outbursts. The vintage truck - below right, was used to transport the Time Machine from the professor's workshop to the excavation location.

Scottish actor Bill Paterson on Chrono-perambulator movie location
Actor Bill Paterson discusses a scene on the Chrono-perambulator movie set.
Irish movie Chrono-perambulator & Time Machine on vintage lorry
  Covered Time Machine on vintage lorry.
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