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Hangman's House (1928)

Passed  -  Drama | Thriller  -  13 May 1928 (USA)
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Victor McLaglen, an exile Irish patriot, risks his life by returning to Ireland and helping a young couple. John Wayne is an over-enthusiastic spectator who smashes a picket fence.

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As "Hanging Judge" James O'Brien approaches death, he prepares for his daughter's welfare by arranging her marriage to the wealthy John Darcy, whom she despises. Meanwhile, an exiled patriot named Hogan returns to Ireland to kill the man who caused his sister's suicide. That man is Darcy. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Victor McLaglen in the role of an avenging soldier of the Foreign Legion, in a colorful romance of action.

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Working During the Summer Holidays
5 February 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Having worked as a 'grip' during his summer holidays between terms at the University of Southern California, John Wayne was given the opportunity to rub shoulders with John Ford in this film as an extra. When Wayne sustained an injury to his shoulder, Ford suggested to him to work full-time in films.


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