PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
During the Depression, Jimmy Gralton returns home to Ireland after ten years of exile in America. Seeing the levels of poverty and oppression, the activist in him reawakens and he looks to re-open the dance hall that led to his deportation.
The real Jimmy Gralton was the only Irishman ever deported from Ireland after Irish Independence. After the release of the film, a campaign (including an online petition) was started with the aim to rescind the deportation order and extend an ... ...
That's the Reds for you.
Father Seamus: No, that's poverty!
Tobacco consumption (cigarettes, snuff and pipes) was extremely widespread at the time, yet none of the characters are seen to smoke, even at raucous social occasions.
In the end credits, at the end of a long list of people and organisations under the heading Thank You, Dixie the horse, Cabundie the donkey and Homer the three-legged dog are mentioned.
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