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The quiet man

Author: John FordFrank S NugentMerian C CooperJohn WayneMaureen O'HaraAll authors
Publisher: [St. Charles, Ill.] : Olive Films, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : 60th anniversary special edView all editions and formats
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John Ford's The Quiet Man celebrates one of Hollywood's most romantic and enduring epics. The first American feature to be filmed in Ireland's picturesque countryside, Ford richly imbued this masterpiece with his love of Ireland and its people. Sean Thornton is an American boxer who swears off fighting after he accidentally kills an opponent in the ring. Returning to the Irish town of his youth, he finds happiness  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romantic comedy films
Feature films
Fiction films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Ford; Frank S Nugent; Merian C Cooper; John Wayne; Maureen O'Hara; Barry Fitzgerald; Ward Bond; Victor McLaglen; Republic Pictures Corporation.; Argosy Pictures Corporation.; Olive Films.
OCLC Number: 819764026
Notes: From the story by Maurice Walsh.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
DVD release date: Jan. 22, 2013.
Special feature: Making of the Quiet man / written and hosted by Leonard Maltin (1992, 28 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, Winton C. Hoch ; editor, Jack Murray ; music, Victor Young.
Cast: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond, Victor McLaglen, Mildred Natwick, Francis Ford, Eileen Crowe, May Craig, Arthur Shields, Charles Fitzsimons.
Awards: Academy Award for best director and cinematography.
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (27 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; fullscreen (1.37:1) presentation.
Other Titles: Quiet man (Motion picture)
Responsibility: a Republic production ; Herbert J. Yates presents ; John Ford and Merian C. Cooper's Argosy Production ; screenplay by Frank S. Nugent ; directed by John Ford.

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John Ford's The Quiet Man celebrates one of Hollywood's most romantic and enduring epics. The first American feature to be filmed in Ireland's picturesque countryside, Ford richly imbued this masterpiece with his love of Ireland and its people. Sean Thornton is an American boxer who swears off fighting after he accidentally kills an opponent in the ring. Returning to the Irish town of his youth, he finds happiness when he falls in love with the fiery Mary Kate.

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