The Quiet Man (1952)

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Director: John Ford
Cast: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara and Victor McLaglen

Ford digresses from his dusty trademark Westerns with this spirited love story set in lush Ireland. And what a rewarding digression it is. This stunning labor of love earned Ford an Oscar, and its beautiful scenery and score were also recognized with statuettes.

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