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Hennessy (1975)

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Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.

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Niall Hennessy
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Kate Brooke
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Insp. Hollis
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Comdr. Rice
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Williams
Eric Porter ...
Sean Tobin
Ian Hogg ...
Gerry
Stanley Lebor ...
Hawk
John Hallam ...
Boyle
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Tilney
David Collings ...
Covey
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Tipaldi
Hugh Moxey ...
Stephen Burgess M.P.
Margery Mason ...
Housekeeper
Paul Brennan ...
Maguire
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Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.

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The Most Intensive Manhunt Ever Mounted!

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8 May 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

My father-in-law, Les Hammond, did the sound on this film, and I remember at the time him telling me that he did not think this film would be released on general release because the authorities thought it would be looked upon as some sort of bible for terrorism. We went to see it a long time after it's release, and I'm pleased to say that it was an eye opener. The storyline was good, the acting was excellent (the accents were difficult but you can't have everything). I'm a great fan of Rod Stiger and he did not let anyone down in this film. Les Hammond is still in rude health and will be celebrating his 100th birthday on 6th June 2008.


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