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Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "The Quiet Man"(1952)
YouTube ^ | 1952 | John Ford

Posted on 03/17/2013 1:31:18 PM PDT by ReformationFan

Today being St. Patrick's Day, what better pick for today's feature could there be than this one?



TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: 1952; ireland; irish; johnford; johnwayne; maureenohara; mfasa; stpatricksday; thequietman

1 posted on 03/17/2013 1:31:18 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

That was a good movie.

I never thought Maureen O’Hara was all that beautiful but there was something about her I really liked.


2 posted on 03/17/2013 1:33:39 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and the American Way.)
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To: ReformationFan

3 posted on 03/17/2013 1:35:04 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

Tradition in our household...Smithwicks, Bushmills, potato chips and The Quiet Man with a possible viewing of Waking Ned Devine. Being Scots/Irish isn’t so bad. :-)


4 posted on 03/17/2013 1:46:45 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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To: yarddog

Maureen O’Hara not all that beautiful!?! Saints preserve us! Ah, would ye be after tellin’ me boyo, is there somethin’ wrong with yer eyes now?


5 posted on 03/17/2013 1:47:54 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: yarddog

Her film with John Wayne Rio Bravo...she is breathtakingly beautiful. Her first film was Hitchcocks. Jamaica Inn. 19 when she made that film.


6 posted on 03/17/2013 1:50:17 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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To: jmacusa

7 posted on 03/17/2013 1:52:01 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Conservative4Ever

‘’Being Scot/Irish isn’t so bad :-)’’<, No tisin’t. Long as it’s more Irish than Scot. :-)


8 posted on 03/17/2013 1:53:04 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: ReformationFan

The Quiet Man is near the top of my all-time favorite movies list. It is the shame that the film quality is not what it could be.


9 posted on 03/17/2013 1:54:26 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: jjotto

Bless yer kind and gentle heart! Sure ‘n’ this is a lass to love for any man!


10 posted on 03/17/2013 1:55:14 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: jmacusa

What happens if you are more Scot than Irish?


11 posted on 03/17/2013 1:56:14 PM PDT by Little Bill (A)
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To: jmacusa

12 posted on 03/17/2013 2:02:08 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: yarddog

“never thought Maureen O’Hara was all that beautiful”

Huh?


13 posted on 03/17/2013 2:03:27 PM PDT by Rock N Jones
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To: All

http://www.sligotoday.ie/images/1342165155.jpg

Looks like Helen Thomas’s slightly less evil sister.


14 posted on 03/17/2013 2:10:44 PM PDT by Strk321
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To: ReformationFan
Never cared for the Duke's abusive handling of the female protagonist.
15 posted on 03/17/2013 2:11:53 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: ReformationFan

Always liked that movie....


16 posted on 03/17/2013 2:16:54 PM PDT by Texas56
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To: jmacusa

I guess it has something to do with red hair. I have never liked red hair although it runs heavily in my family.

I still remember when our first baby was born. The nurse brought me in and the first thing I thought was “oh no, red hair”. It eventually turned blonde thank goodness.


17 posted on 03/17/2013 2:21:08 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and the American Way.)
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To: Conservative4Ever
Her film with John Wayne Rio Bravo...she is breathtakingly beautiful.
????


18 posted on 03/17/2013 2:26:15 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: Conservative4Ever

That wasn’t Maureen O’Hara. That was Angie Dickinson.


19 posted on 03/17/2013 2:33:23 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: ought-six
Indeed. Another great John Wayne film. If someone posts it online, I'll pick it for a future MFASA.
20 posted on 03/17/2013 2:44:29 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Conservative4Ever
You may be thinking of this film-
21 posted on 03/17/2013 2:47:22 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: yarddog

I think since Medieval times women with red hair were thought, if not to be hand-maidens of the Devil outright, they were felt to have a strong disposition and were often viewed as less than the weaker sex. If memory serves me well I think Queen Elizabeth(daughter of Henry the Eighth was a redhead). Italians have been known to call redheads ‘’La Donna Fiero ‘’woman of fire’ or a ‘’fiery woman’’ referring to temperament. My familys ancestors were all from Ireland. My late mother was a redhead, my dad had jet black hair.Of seven kids, five boys and two girls only my youngest brother has reddish brown hair. Myself and my three other brothers all had black hair, now it’s mostly grey. My younger sister had hair that was black as coal and blue eyes and my youngest sister had very dark brown hair and green eyes. Alas though, I read somewhere that the gene that produces red hair in men and women is disappearing from the human genome and will be gone in a few hundred years.


22 posted on 03/17/2013 3:13:22 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Little Bill

Simple laddie, yer not that Irish, are ye now?


23 posted on 03/17/2013 3:14:41 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: jjotto

Lovely! Sure ‘n’ hide this from the clergy!


24 posted on 03/17/2013 3:15:40 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: jmacusa

It is interesting how red hair appears in families. My Mother had black hair although all her ancestors going back as far as we could go were Scottish. Daddy had light brown hair and same for him except one GGrand Mother who was a Collins which I think is Irish.

All of their 5 children were either black headed or brown, yet nearly every one of their Grandchildren are red heads.


25 posted on 03/17/2013 3:18:47 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and the American Way.)
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To: yarddog

Ah, the Lord moves in many ways in the makin’ of all things great ‘n’ small, eh? And if I may your Lordship/Ladyship, there isn’t anything human or animal that’s “Scottish’’. It’s “Scot’’. As in “He’s a Scot’’ or ‘’She’s a Scotswoman’’ or ‘’The Scots’’. Mark me well darlin’ were ye to make that mistake around Scots sure ‘n’ they would let you know and how!


26 posted on 03/17/2013 3:28:14 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: ReformationFan

Yep...Rio Grande...sorry bout that.


27 posted on 03/17/2013 3:31:51 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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To: yarddog

‘’Collins’’ is indeed very Irish. However, as my own family research has shown many Irish names thought to be Irish, were actually Scot in origin. Many of the names with ‘’Mc’’ (as is part of my surname) are Scot in origin.Many Irish names were changed over generations for many reasons. Religious reasons, either marrying into or out of a Catholic or Protestant family or changed in order to enroll in an institute of higher learning, join the military or when immigrating here to America to hide a criminal record or a politically troubled past or to better fit into America society, to be ‘’free of the smell of the peat’’ as the saying went.


28 posted on 03/17/2013 3:37:40 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: ReformationFan; RaceBannon; Ezekiel; onyx; Tolerance Sucks Rocks; nutmeg; neverdem

Top of the mornin' to ya, and oy veh!

29 posted on 03/17/2013 3:48:13 PM PDT by Yehuda
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To: jmacusa

I suspect she was Irish but you can never be certain. She was small and judging from her 9 children’s looks was probably attractive.

She was also kin to Florida Governor LeRoy Collins but I am not sure exactly what but probably was a Cousin.


30 posted on 03/17/2013 3:53:26 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and the American Way.)
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To: ReformationFan

Great!Lines were superb.


31 posted on 03/17/2013 4:49:54 PM PDT by ex-snook (God is Love)
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To: ex-snook

Was this your first time to see it?


32 posted on 03/17/2013 5:01:46 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

It is common for St. Paddy’s Day in Ireland for family parties to include the playing of both “The Quiet Man” and “Darby O’Gill and the Little People.”


33 posted on 03/17/2013 5:02:33 PM PDT by Slyfox (The Key to Marxism is Medicine ~ Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Slyfox
That's another good one: with Sean before he was Bond Connery.
34 posted on 03/17/2013 5:06:19 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Conservative4Ever
Waking Ned Devine

Just watched if for the first time a couple months ago. What a hoot!!

35 posted on 03/17/2013 5:14:53 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

One of my favorite films. It is a hoot.


36 posted on 03/17/2013 5:18:47 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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To: ReformationFan

Saw this film as a kid...the banshee scared the stuffing out of me.


37 posted on 03/17/2013 5:21:58 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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To: Conservative4Ever
"banshee...scared the stuffing"

You too?

38 posted on 03/17/2013 5:32:28 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: Conservative4Ever

I recently saw an interview with the producers or whatever they were, of the Bond movies. It was an old interview but was included on a new DVD set.

They said they saw Connery in “Darby O’Gill” and agreed he would be a good Bond.


39 posted on 03/17/2013 5:35:46 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and what was once the American Way.)
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To: driftless2

Oh yes. :-)


40 posted on 03/17/2013 5:53:47 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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To: Yehuda

“Danagher, you take the man’s hand or I’ll read yer name in the Mass on Sunday!”
“I’d join the Church of England first!”
“As if they’d have you.”
***************
“He’ll regret it to his dying day...if ever he lives that long.”

This film is FULL of great lines.


41 posted on 03/17/2013 6:07:11 PM PDT by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: yarddog

Yep. I think it was Cubby Broccoli’s wife who saw the film and she responded very positively to Connery and thought he should audition for the Bond role. The rest, as they say, is motion picture history.


42 posted on 03/17/2013 6:19:57 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

In that same interview he mentioned dining with Connery. When they got the bill, Sean told him that when he was a kid in Scotland, his entire family could have lived for a month with that amount of money.


43 posted on 03/17/2013 6:31:24 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and what was once the American Way.)
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To: hoagy62

It’s one of my favorite movies of all time!

“Red Will” Danaher: I’ll count three, and if you’re not out of the house by then, I’ll loose the dogs on you.

Thornton: If you say “three,” mister, you’ll never hear the man count “ten.”

http://tinypic.com/player.php?v=210lm6b&s=6


44 posted on 03/17/2013 8:53:52 PM PDT by Yehuda
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To: ReformationFan

My daughter’s name comes from this movie.


45 posted on 03/18/2013 7:35:06 AM PDT by ops33 (Senior Master Sergeant, USAF (Retired))
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To: hoagy62

I think he actually says “I’d join the Church of Ireland first!”


46 posted on 03/18/2013 7:41:07 AM PDT by ops33 (Senior Master Sergeant, USAF (Retired))
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To: Conservative4Ever

Her film with John Wayne Rio Bravo..


You are probably thinking about Rio grande.


47 posted on 03/18/2013 7:44:51 AM PDT by ravenwolf
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To: ReformationFan

I have most of John Wayne s movies and have hundreds of others but watch the quit man more than any of them.

It took Wayne a long time to get to the top but once he got there he stayed a long time.


48 posted on 03/18/2013 8:04:28 AM PDT by ravenwolf
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To: ravenwolf

Yep...Rio Grande.


49 posted on 03/18/2013 8:09:04 AM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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