About

An Irish ex-boxer retires to Ireland and searches for the proper wife.

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Directed by

John Ford

Written by

John Ford (Writer)
Frank S. Nugent (Screenplay)
Maurice Walsh (Story)

Runtime

129 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Action...Excitement...Romance...Fill the Screen !

Cast

Keywords

train love boxer ireland countryside beer rural setting irish widow brother pub cottage fiery redhead

Photos

Lists

#197 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#76 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Director John Ford

Oscar for Best Cinematography, Color Archie Stout

Oscar nomination for Best Picture John Ford

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role