Aughnanure Castle in John Ford Movie

By David Collins

In 1957 John ford, the director of the movie, “The Quiet Man” [1952] released an anthology film, consisting of three films.

Aughnanure Castle features in the first of the trilogy. A short film entitled “The Majesty of the Law’ based on a short story by Frank O’Connor

In “The Majesty of the Law,” a police officer must arrest a very old-fashioned, traditional fellow for assault. The man’s principles have the policeman and the whole village, including the man he slugged, sympathizing with him. Tyrone Power introduces each story.

This page was added on 25/10/2010.

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