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THE QUIET MAN
Quality: * * * * Acceptability: +3

1952: A bit of hilarious Irish blarney that gives a wonderful presentation of the give and take that a marriage needs to succeed. John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara star as the reluctant ex-boxer and his feisty bride who have problems with their egos and with her mean-spirited brother, played wonderfully by the great Victor McLaglen. THE QUIET MAN has a strong Christian view of holy matrimony. Director John Ford shows his usual, under-appreciated flair for comedy in what is perhaps his most charming, funniest movie.
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