This title has been chosen with an eye on St Patrick’s Day later this month. In advance of the screening member George Strimel, retired TV executive, will talk briefly about the director John Ford, the background to the film, and how successful the film was.
John Wayne stars in this Academy Award winning classic romantic drama directed by John Ford.
The story follows Irish-American boxer Sean Thornton (Wayne) who refuses to fight again after a traumatic bout. He returns to Ireland to reclaim his family’s farm in Innisfree. But when love intervenes, he is forced to fight again to win the heart and hand of local girl Mary Kate Danaher (O’Hara) whose brother Red wants the farm for himself and objects to the pair’s union.
American Bar open from 11.30am
Dining Room open from 12.30pm
Matinee starts at 2.15pm & 5.15pm in the Clive Room
with tea & coffee