The Quiet Man
First screened in August 2013
Director: John Ford. Cast: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Victor McLaglen, Ward Bond, Mildred Natwick, Arthur Shields, Eileen Crowe, Francis Ford, Charles B. Fitzsimons, James O'Hara, Jack MacGowran, Sean McClory. Screenplay: Frank S. Nugent (from a story by Maurice Walsh).
Twitter Capsule: Simultaneously prickly and lackadaisical plot. All a put-on, really, but a very amiable one, and every image gleams.

Photo © 1952 Republic Pictures/Argosy Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. B+


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: John Ford
Best Supporting Actor: Victor McLaglen
Best Screenplay: Frank S. Nugent
Best Cinematography (Color): Winton C. Hoch & Archie Stout
Best Art Direction (Color): Frank Hotaling; John McCarthy, Jr. & Charles S. Thompson
Best Sound: Daniel J. Bloomberg

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Picture
Best Original Score: Victor Young

Other Awards:
Venice Film Festival: OCIC Award; International Award; Pasinetti Award
Directors Guild of America: Best Director
Writers Guild of America: Best Written American Comedy
National Board of Review: Best Picture

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