Young Dubliner, Gulliver Sheils, fantasises about escaping his humdrum life and living in Tahiti. Lacking the money for such a venture, he takes to hanging around outside Trinity College in the hope of rescuing a wealthy person from a traffic accident who will reward him for his heroism. He ignores the affections of local beauty Jennifer, yet his patience pays off when befriends a tycoon who offers to take him to the South Seas. As the pair head off, they are themselves involved in a traffic accident, forcing Gulliver to realise his true feelings for Jennifer and stay in Dublin. Written by
She loved a man - He loved an island
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Opening credits: The events and characters portrayed in this film are fictitious, and any similarity to any incident, name or individual is coincidental. See more
Opening credits: A hand writes A Comedy, a second hand crosses out Comedy and writes Tragedy underneath. In the next shot, after a new A, the second hand writes Tragi and at the same time the original hand again writes Comedy. The end result is A Tragi - Comedy of Dublin Life See more
Music by James Ord Hume See more