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Rooney (1958)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Gregson ...
James Ignatius Rooney
Muriel Pavlow ...
Maire Hogan
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Grandfather
June Thorburn ...
Doreen O'Flynn
Noel Purcell ...
Tim Hennessy
Marie Kean ...
Mrs. O'Flynn (as Maire Kean)
Liam Redmond ...
Mr. Doolan
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Joe O'Connor
Eddie Byrne ...
Mickey Hart
Philip O'Flynn ...
Paddy Ryan
Harold Goldblatt ...
Police Inspector
Pauline Delaney ...
Mrs. Wall (as Pauline Delany)
Godfrey Quigley ...
Tom Reilly
Irene Browne ...
Mrs. Manning ffrench
Joan Phillips ...
Sheila O'Flynn
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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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If you are interested in dustbin men...
20 February 2001 | by (Sydney Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie would be of great interest to historians and sociologists looking for a insight into Dublin in the 1950's, particularly the garbage collection business.

For the rest of us, it's a creaking story about a Dublin dustbin man who is blessed with a magnetic attraction for women and great hurling skills (the sport that is, not the bins).

There is probably something more interesting on....


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