Based on the 1926 play by Sean O'Casey, the Irish story is set during the Easter Rising of April 1916 as a woman running a rooming house in Dublin discovers her husband has joined a militia seeking to overthrow British rule. Pictured here are (seated, from left) August, Ford and actors Preston Foster, Denis O'Dea, Barbara Stanwyck, and J.M. Kerrigan.
Following the wrap, RKO re-shot many scenes with a different director in an effort to tone down the film’s politics, leading Ford to disown the picture
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