Evelyn movie set images, Kings Inns Dublin

The movie Evelyn starring Irish actor Pierce Brosnan was filmed on location in Ireland during 2002. These images show preparations for a scene at Kings Inns building - formerly Law Courts, in Broadstone Dublin. The building provides the Evelyn movie setting for the Irish Supreme Court.
Designed by James Gandon to provide a residence & study for barristers, the building's construction commenced in 1795 & was taken over and completed by Henry Baker in 1816.
Evelyn film location set photo, Kings Inns building Dublin Ireland
Evelyn movie location set photo, Kings Inns building.
The movie Evelyn is based on true events & set in 1950's Ireland.
It charts the struggle of Desmond Doyle - played by Pierce Brosnan - to regain custody of his daughter Evelyn & 2 young sons. They were assigned by the courts to separate orphanages, after his wife left him for another man. Doyle was deemed an unfit parent, due to unemployment & fondness for the few jars (of Guinness).

Recruiting the services of a pro-bono legal team he began a legal challenge to the law which deprived him of his children. The resuting judgement delivered by Ireland's Supreme court in 1953 was a legal landmark. It changed the lives of many single parents in Ireland whose children had been forcibly placed in orphanages & institutions by the State.

Evelyn movie location image, boom lighting unit Kings Inns Dublin

Preparations for Evelyn movie Supreme court scene at Kings Inns building. Boom lighting unit & old radio Outside Broadcast unit truck.

Evelyn movie location film extras & old Ford car, Kings Inns Dublin
Film extras with old Ford car & TV outside broadcast unit at Evelyn movie location.
Vintage Armstrong Siddleley Whittley car on Evelyn movie set
Armstrong Siddleley Whittley car at Kings Inns during Evelyn movie shoot.
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