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Hollywood Irish : John Ford, Abbey actors and the Irish revival in Hollywood

Author: Adrian Woods Frazier
Publisher: Dublin : Lilliput, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on new archival sources, 'Hollywood Irish' traces the life stories of the Irish actors who migrated to Hollywood in the 1930s. It shows how signifying elements of the Irish revival were personally carried into 'golden age' cinema, and gives fresh readings to some of the great movies of the era.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Woods Frazier
ISBN: 9781843511816 1843511819
OCLC Number: 659243414
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Adrian Frazier.

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In 1935, in the course of a USA tour of the plays of Sean O'Casey and others, Abbey Theatre actors were celebrated by director John Ford at an RKO Studio luncheon. This book traces the life stories  Read more...

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