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Home Is the Hero (1959)

A man returns to his Irish town after being in jail for five years for murder. His friends try to help him fit in again, but he refuses and secludes himself from the world. Only a pretty girl and his crippled son can still reach him.

Director:

Fielder Cook (as J. Fielder Cook)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Walter Macken Walter Macken ... Paddo O'Reilly
Eileen Crowe Eileen Crowe ... Daylia O'Reilly
Arthur Kennedy ... Willie O'Reilly
Joan O'Hara Joan O'Hara ... Josie O'Reilly
Maire O'Donnell Maire O'Donnell ... Maura Green
Harry Brogan Harry Brogan ... Dovetail
Maire Keane Maire Keane ... Bid
Philip O'Flynn Philip O'Flynn ... Trapper
Pat Layde Pat Layde ... Mr. Green
Eddie Golden Eddie Golden ... Mr. Shannon
John Hoey John Hoey ... Finnegan
Michael C. Hennessy Michael C. Hennessy ... Manchester Monaghan
Michael O'Brian Michael O'Brian ... 1st Pub Customer
Dermot Kelly Dermot Kelly ... 2nd Pub Customer
Geoffrey Golden Geoffrey Golden ... O'Conner
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Storyline

A man returns to his Irish town after being in jail for five years for murder. His friends try to help him fit in again, but he refuses and secludes himself from the world. Only a pretty girl and his crippled son can still reach him.

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ireland | based on play | See All (2) »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Details

Country:

Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 July 1960 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Goliath von Galway See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Only film of the 1950s to feature the entire Irish Abbey Theatre Company. See more »

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