Passed | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love.
According to an interview in the "Los Angeles Times" on October 28, 2000, Maureen O'Hara recounted that she, John Ford and John Wayne made a handshake agreement in 1944 to do the film. When Ford pitched the idea to Hollywood producers, he was told that it was a "silly Irish story ... ...
Father Peter Lonergan, Narrator:
Well, then. Now. I'll begin at the beginnin'. A fine soft day in the spring, it was, when the train pulled into Castletown, three hours late as usual, and himself got off. He didn't have the look of an American tourist at all about him. Not a camera...
When the men at the bar sing "Wild Colonial Boy" for the second time, it actually looks like they are singing a different song. There lips are totally out of sync with the audio/music.
$10,550,000 (USA) (31 December 1952)
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