Quicklinks
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDesk
Filmographies
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
Biographical
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDesk
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

Connect with IMDb



1 item from 2012


DVD Review - Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)

11 June 2012 4:46 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Shake Hands with the Devil, 1959.

Directed by Michael Anderson.

Starring James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns and Michael Redgrave.

Synopsis:

In 1920s Dublin, a young medical student is sucked into the world of the Ira and becomes embroiled in a series of plots against the occupying British forces.

No first sentence tricks this time. Let’s go straight in there. It’s Northern Ireland in 1921, and those infamous Troubles with a capital T are in full swing. Faced with guerrilla tactics and a relentless resolve from the Irish Republican Army, the British Government have sent in the contemptible Black and Tans, a paramilitary outfit with express orders to shoot anyone even remotely suspicious-looking on sight. They function as an occupying force, as a catch-all term for British oppression in Ireland, and as the nameless, faceless target practice villains in this story.

Easy there now. Shake Hands with the Devil »

- flickeringmyth

Permalink | Report a problem


1 item from 2012


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners