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James Ignatius Rooney
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Maire Hogan
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Doreen O'Flynn
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Tim Hennessy
Marie Kean ...
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Philip O'Flynn ...
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Godfrey Quigley ...
Tom Reilly
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Joan Phillips ...
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Not since "The Quiet Man" has BARRY FITZGERALD played "CUPID" to the hearts of Irish lovers!

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14 March 1958 (Ireland)  »

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O Galante Aventureiro  »

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Features All-Ireland Championship Hurling Final 1957 (1957) See more »

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Rooney
Music by Philip Green
Lyrics by Tommie Connor
Performed by Michael Holliday
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the theme has always stayed with me
9 August 2015 | by (london) – See all my reviews

The theme tune for this film has stayed with me since I saw the film at the local Odeon.I even bought the 45rpm disc which I still have on the Top Rank label.It was sung by Michael Halliday,who died tragically young.I have now had the chance to view it on DVD and have to say that it is a very charming film. Almost the end of Barry Fitzgeralds long career he does appear as different as the character he plays. John Gregson and Muriel Pavlow,two Rank contract stars of the fifties make an engaging couple and they are supported by a lot of very familiar faces from.the era. Watching this film made me feel very nostalgic taking me back to the local Odeon all those years ago.


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