Encyclopedia > The Quiet Man

  Article Content

The Quiet Man

The Quiet Man was a 1952 film starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara and Victor McLaglen. Set in the west of Ireland, it was based on a short story by Maurice Walsh[?], about an expatriate Irishman who comes home to claim a bride. The story bears many resemblances to Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew

For John Wayne, the film was something of a departure, as it did not require him to play a cowboy.

The village of Cong in County Mayo was the setting for the film, and many of the houses used during the shooting can still be seen.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Slave clock

... by phase-locking the slave clock signal to a signal received from the master clock. Note 2: To adjust for the transit time of the signal from the master clock ...