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Broth of a Boy

Broth of a Boy (1959)

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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

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Drama, Comedy

Blanaid Irvine, Patrick Kirwan

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  • Broth of a Boy (The Big Birthday) (DE)
  • The Big Birthday (UK)
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