Broth of a Boy (1959)

Broth of a Boy


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Broth of a Boy is an even-keel film version of a play by Irish dramatist Hugh Leonard. Barry Fitzgerald plays the world's oldest man, a taciturn centenarian Irishman. Media representatives converge on Fitzgerald's village on the occasion of the old coot's 110th birthday. The eager TV exec who stages the event discovers that damage control is definitely in order: not only is Fitzgerald a widely despised poacher, but he also truculently refuses to participate in the ceremony. Broth of a Boy is a … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Written By: Blanaid Irvine, Patrick Kirwan


as Mrs. O'Shaughnessy

as Connolly

as Martin Lehane

as Father Carey

as Desmond Phillips

as Silin Lehane

as Randall

as Molly Lehane

as Patrick Farrell
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