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The Rising of the Moon (1957)

The Rising of the Moon (1957)

The Rising of the Moon





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To make this film, American filmmaker John Ford returned to his Irish roots. An obscure and highly personal film for Ford, it is comprised of three episodes -- each offering insight into Irish culture and values. All are introduced by Tyrone Power.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Frank S. Nugent
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On DVD: Mar 5, 2013
Warner Bros.

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Tyrone Power
as Himself
Noel Purcell
as Dan O'Flaherty
Cyril Cusack
as Inspector Michael Di...
Jimmy O'Dea
as Paddy Morrisey
Jack MacGowran
as Mickey J., the Pote...
Eric Gorman
as Neighbor
Paul Farrell
as Neighbor/Engine Driv...
John Cowley
as The Gombeen Man
Tony Quinn
as Station Master
Michael Trubshawe
as Col. Frobisher
Anita Bolster
as His Wife [A Minute's...
Harold Goldblatt
as Matchmaking Father
Godfrey Quigley
as Christy, his Boy
May Craig
as Matchmaking Aunt
Maureen O'Connell
as May Ann McMahon, he...
Michael O'Duffy
as The Singer
J.G. Devlin
as The Guard
Ann D'Alton
as Fisherwoman
Denis O'Dea
as The Police Sergeant
Eileen Crowe
as His Wife
Frank Lawton
as British Major
Dennis Brennan
as Black and Tan Office...
David Marlowe
as Black and Tan Office...
Dennis Franks
as Black and Tan Office...
Doreen Madden
as False Nun
Maureen Cusack
as False Nun
Donal Donnelly
as Sean Curran
Maurice Good
as Constable O'Grady
Maureen Delaney
as Old Woman
John Horan
as Billposter
Joe Hone
as IRA Man
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It's well-produced and well-acted, but never moving and a wee bit too stagy.

Full Review… | March 18, 2012
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