THE QUIET MAN
DIRECTOR: JOHN FORD
CAST: JOHN WAYNE, MAUREEN O'HARA, VICTOR MCLAGLEN
Ex-boxer Sean Thornton (John Wayne) returns to his ancestral home in Ireland in John Ford’s classic of Celtic hokum featuring brother Francis as Dan Tobin, the white-bearded, gnomish barfly who wants to trace Wayne’s ancestors before he accedes to drink with him, later rising from his deathbed to join the rest of the
county when he gets wind of the climactic fight brewing between Sean and Will Danaher (Victor McLaglen) over sister Mary Kate (Maureen O’Hara).
35mm preservation print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
1912 / 41 mins / Digital
Director: Francis Ford & Thomas H. Ince
Total runtime of program: 170 mins