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The Rising of the Moon (10-Aug-1957)

Director: John Ford

Writer: Frank S. Nugent

Music: Eamonn O'Gallagher

Producer: Michael Killanin

Keywords: Drama, Ireland, Anthology

Anthology of three stories, about living in Ireland: The Rising of the Moon by Augusta, Lady Gregory, A Minute's Wait by Michael J. McHugh, and The Majesty of the Law by Frank O'Connor.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Cyril Cusack
26-Nov-1910 7-Oct-1993 Gone to Earth
Frank Lawton
30-Sep-1904 10-Jun-1969 A Night to Remember
Jack MacGowran
13-Oct-1918 30-Jan-1973 The Fearless Vampire Killers
Maureen Potter
1925 7-Apr-2004 Beloved Irish actress and comic
Tyrone Power
5-May-1913 15-Nov-1958 Witness for the Prosecution
Noel Purcell
23-Dec-1900 3-Mar-1985 The Rising of the Moon
Michael Trubshawe
7-Dec-1905 21-Mar-1985 The Guns of Navarone


Introduced by
Tyrone Power   ...   Host
"The Majesty of the Law"
Cyril Cusack   ...   The Inspector
Noel Purcell   ...   The Old Man
Jack MacGowran   ...   The Poteen Maker
Eric Gorman   ...   Neighbour
Paul Farrell   ...   Neighbour
John Cowley   ...   The Gombeen Man
"A Minute's Wait"
Jimmy O'Dea   ...   Porter
Tony Quinn   ...   Station Master
Paul Farrell   ...   Engine Driver
Maureen Potter   ...   Barmaid
Michael Trubshawe   ...   Col. Frobisher
Anita Sharp-Bolster   ...   His Wife
Harold Goldblatt   ...   A Matchmaking Father
Godfrey Quigley   ...   His Boy
May Craig   ...   A Matchmaking Aunt
Maureen Connell   ...   Her Niece
Martin O'Duffy   ...   The Singer
J. G. Devlin   ...   The Guard
Anne D'Alton   ...   Fisherwoman
Denis O'Dea   ...   The Police Sergeant
Eileen Crowe   ...   His Wife
Frank Lawton   ...   A British Officer
Dennis Brennan   ...   Black & Tan Officer
David Marlowe   ...   Black & Tan Officer
Joseph O'Dea   ...   The Warder
Doreen Madden   ...   Nun
Maureen Cusack   ...   Nun
Donal Donnelly   ...   Sean Curran
Maurice Good   ...   A Constable
Maureen Delaney   ...   An Old Woman
Edward Lexy   ...   R.Q.M.S.


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