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Juno and the Paycock (1930)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 22 September 1930 (UK)
During the Irish Civil War in 1922, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life, forgetting what the most important values are.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... The Orator
Maire O'Neill ... Mrs. Maisie Madigan (as Maire O'Neil)
... Captain Boyle
Sidney Morgan ... 'Joxer' Daly
... Mrs. Boyle ('Juno')
... Johnny Boyle
Dave Morris ... Jerry Devine
Kathleen O'Regan ... Mary Boyle
... Charles Bentham
Dennis Wyndham ... The Mobiliser (as Denis Wyndham)
Fred Schwartz ... Mr. Kelly (as Fred Schwarz)
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During the Irish revolution, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life forgetting what the most important values of are. At the end, they discover they will not receive that inheritance; the family is destroyed and penniless. They must sell their home and start living like vagabonds. Written by Claudio Sandrini <pulp99@geocities.com>

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Comedy | Drama

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(RCA Photophone System)

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Film debut of Edward Chapman. See more »

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When Maisie Madigan is drunk at the Boyle's house, she strolls across the kitchen and Mrs. Boyel's arms are by her side, but in the next shot, Mrs. Boyle's arms are crossed. See more »

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[first lines]
The Orator: Fellow countrymen, continuously and courageously we have fought and struggled for the national salvation of Ireland!
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great film!
21 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

Great film! Hitchcock's second sound feature is a well done film though it isn't Hitch's usual genre. Hitch points his religion (which was Catholic) out many times in this film that it almost becomes the central theme. All scenes are well done! Acting is great too! Joxer is by far the comic relief.


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