Shake Hands With the Devil Poster

Release Date: 1959

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
In 1921, Kerry O'Shea (Don Murray), an American medical student living in Ireland, learns that his esteemed professor, Sean Lenihan (James Cagney), is also a leader in Ireland's rebel army. Even though Kerry's father and roommate have both been killed by British troops, he refuses to join the Irish rebellion. However, after Kerry is unjustly imprisoned and tortured by the British "Black and Tans" special forces, he fully commits himself to the cause of Irish freedom.

Cast: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns, Michael Redgrave, Sybil Thorndike, Marianne Benet, John Breslin

Director: Michael Anderson

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Pennebaker Productions

Keywords: Tense, Transformation, Love, Emotional, Sacrifice