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Release Date: May 9th, 1935

DVD Release Date: June 6th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
Gypo Nolan (Victor McLaglen) is a former Irish Republican Army man who drowns his sorrows in the bottle. He's desperate to escape his bleak Dublin life and start over in America with his girlfriend (Margot Grahame). So when British authorities advertise a reward for information about his best friend, current IRA member Frankie (Wallace Ford), Gypo cooperates. Now Gypo can buy two tickets on a boat bound for the States, but can he escape the overwhelming guilt he feels for betraying his buddy?

Cast: Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster, Margot Grahame, Wallace Ford, Una O'Connor, Joe Sawyer

Director: John Ford

Genres: Drama

Production Co: RKO Radio Pictures Inc.

Distributors: RKO Radio Pictures

Keywords: Intense, Dark, Friendship, Sacrifice, Pursuit, Soldier


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