Mountains O'Mourne

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Mountains O'Mourne
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Directed by Harry Hughes
Written byGerald Brosnan
Daisy L. Fielding
Produced byHarry Hughes
Starring Rene Ray
Niall MacGinnis
Jerry Verno
Cinematography Geoffrey Faithfull
Edited by Cecil H. Williamson
Music by Percival Mackey
Production
companies
Rembrandt Film Productions
Butcher's Film Service
Distributed byButcher's Film Service
Release date
1938
Running time
95 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

Mountains O'Mourne is a 1938 British musical film directed by Harry Hughes and starring Rene Ray, Niall MacGinnis and Jerry Verno. [1] It was shot at Walton Studios near London. [2] The film's sets were designed by the art director R. Holmes Paul. The title is a reference to the song The Mountains of Mourne , a common theme from films produced by Butcher's Film Service. The screenplay concerns two Irish families evicted from their properties.

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Plot summary

Two Irish families are evicted from their properties, but their children raise the money to regain them.

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References

  1. "Montains o'Mourne". BFI. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  2. Wood p.99

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