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Flight of the Doves (1971)

 -  Drama | Family  -  11 March 1972 (Japan)
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While fleeing across the Irish countryside, two orphans are pursued by their villainous uncle, a master of disguises.

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Credited cast:
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Hawk Dove
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Finn Dove
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Granny O'Flaherty
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Judge Liffy
Helen Raye ...
Derval Dove
William Rushton ...
Tobias Cromwell
Dana ...
Sheila
John Molloy ...
Mickser
Barry Keegan ...
Powder
Brendan O'Reilly ...
Michael
Noel Purcell ...
Rabbi
Tom Hickey ...
Pat Flynn
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Sergeant O'Casey
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Brendan Agnew ...
Man Behind Peter
Emmet Bergin ...
Paddy
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After the death of their mother, two children in Liverpool run away from home to escape their cruel uncle who treats them harshly. They flee to Ireland in hopes of finding love and safety with their kindly grandmother. However, their uncle is a failed actor who is a master of disguise. He uses his skill to pursue them in hopes of finding them for his own financial gain. The children must rely on their wits and the kindness of strangers to stay ahead of him or their lives will be in mortal jeopardy. Written by Anonymous

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11 March 1972 (Japan)  »

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As Trapaças do Falcão  »

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The winner of the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest, Dana would later run for the presidency of Ireland in 1997 and 2011, garnering 13.8% and 2.9% of the vote respectively. See more »

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Walkin' Down O'Connell Street
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Music by Roy Budd
Lyrics by Jack Fishman
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a childhood classic

One of my favourites - a fantastic adventure across Ireland - does anyone agree?

Apparently I have to write at least 10 lines - no problem really I can remember huge chunks of the movie. Is it true Jack Wild has cancer ? also there were a few abusive emails flying around under the Flight of the Doves section - not what I expected as I tried to capture some childhood memories - what a cruel world - well anyway Il get over it.

If I remember one quote from the movie from Ron Moody as he was driving along with the kids dressed as a lady_ " I love Ireland the land of Shaw, Yeats , Robbie Burns... Hope I've made my quota - OK back to a lonely bachelor life in London..


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