When Padraig Pearse, the President of the Provisional Government of the Irish Republic surrendered on the afternoon of Saturday April 29th 1916, he handed the unconditional surrender to General William Lowe. Standing beside Lowe that day was his son John and after leaving the army John Lowe became an actor under the name of John Loder and was once married to the stunning Heidi Lamarr. Loder would appear in the 1941 Oscar winning movie How Green Was My Valley as Ianto Morgan. Appearing along side him was Arthur Shields as Mr. Parry who fought on the rebels side during 1916 based in the GPO. Shields was arrested and interned at Frongoch Army Camp in Wales. Arthur Shields was the brother of Barry Fitzgerald.
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