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The Quare Fellow (1962)

Not Rated
85 min | Crime, Drama

In Ireland, a newly hired prison guard has to deal with the realities of prison work and to face the grim issue of death-row executions.
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Writers
Brendan Behan (play) | Arthur Dreifuss (adaptation) (screenplay) | Jacqueline Sundstrom (adaptation)
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Updated Oct 2, 1962

Release date
Feb 19, 1963 (United States)

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44 cast members
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Patrick McGoohan
Thomas Crimmin Thomas Crimmin   See fewer
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Sylvia Syms
Kathleen Kathleen   See fewer
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Dermot Kelly
Donnelly Donnelly   See fewer
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Jack Cunningham
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Hilton Edwards
Holy Healy Holy Healy   See fewer
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Philip O'Flynn
Prison Governor Prison Governor   See fewer
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Leo McCabe
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Norman Rodway
Lavery Lavery   See fewer
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Marie Kean
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Pauline Delaney
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Geoffrey Golden
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Tom Irwin
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Joseph O'Donnell
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Dominic Roche
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Brian Hewitt-Jones
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Silvertop Silvertop   See fewer
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Harry Brogan
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Derry Power
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6.7 / 10 | 290 votes