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In the Footsteps of the Quiet Man: The Inside Story of the Cult Film

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Turned down by all the major film companies, The Quiet Man brought together John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara for only the second time on screen, won two Oscars and was showered with both critical and popular praise on both sides of the Atlantic. Even today, its worldwide video and DVD sales are quite outstanding. The Quiet Man is rightly hailed as a Hollywood classic. Set in ...more
Hardcover, 212 pages
Published March 4th 2004 by Mainstream Publishing (first published January 1st 1990)
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McNee lovingly examines every facet of this favorite film. We learn of its origin in the writings of Maurice Walsh, of the decade and a half of real-world drama behind its making, of its setting in the Emerald Isle and its wonderful cast of stars and extras.

I've been watching and enjoying The Quiet Man all of my life. John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Victor McLaglen and Ward Bond are like members of the family now. But there were always a few things I found puzzling, pieces of the s
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