John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour and small-town politics in the South around the turn of the century. Judge William ... See full summary »
Aboard the freighter Glencairn, the lives of the crew are lived out in fear, loneliness, suspicion and cameraderie. The men smuggle drink and women aboard, fight with each other, spy on each other, comfort each other as death approaches, and rescue each other from danger.Written by
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At 105 minutes, it's not really that long. After reading O'Neill's The Long Voyage Home and Other Plays* for a drama-reading group, it was really interesting to see how the four one act plays were blended into a movie. The movie box says, "O'Neill considered it the favorite of all his filmed works." Reading then seeing was a great way to appreciate these very early plays of this important American playwright.
(*Dover Thrift Editions, 1995)
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