GP | | Drama, Romance
Set in the wake of the 1916 Easter Rising, a married woman in a small Irish village has an affair with a troubled British officer.
Trevor Howard was undergoing marital difficulties during filming. When his wife Helen paid a visit to Ireland, but stormed out of a party after an argument with him, she was nearly killed in a car accident on the treacherous narrow, winding roads.
Give it over, Michael. Thanks.
When Trevor Howard (priest) goes in search of the distressed Robert Mitchum (schoolteacher) he leaves the schoolhouse carrying a bundle of clothes and the schoolteacher's black leather boots. Later, when he discovers the schoolteacher on a rocky shoreline the priest is still carrying the clothes and boots. However, during the search, the priest is stopped on a beach by British soldiers; at this point the priest is in possession of the clothes but not the boots.
CBS edited 29 minutes from this film for its 1974 network television premiere.
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