The Quiet Man, set in the early 1920’s, is a film that follows Sean Thornton’s (played by John Wayne) journey back to his homeland of Innisfree, Ireland to reclaim his family farm and to escape his brutal past as a boxer who accidentally killed his opponent in the ring. In route from the Innisfree train station, to his birthplace, a small cottage located in the Innisfree countryside, Sean sees the beautiful, red-headed Mary Kate Danaher (played by Maureen O’Hara) off in the distance. Shortly after settling in, Sean meets and becomes instantly taken back by Mary Kate, but quickly finds out th...
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