Returning to the Ireland of his birth, director John Ford fashions a charming valentine to the "Auld Sod" in the St. Patrick's Day favorite THE QUIET MAN!
Irish-American boxer Sean Thornton (John Wayne), recovering from the trauma of having
accidentally killed a man in the ring, arrives in the Irish village
where he was born. Hoping to bury his past and settle down to a life of
tranquility, he has purchased the home of his birth from wealthy
local widow, a transaction that has incurred the wrath
of pugnacious squire Will Danaher (Victor McLaglen), who coveted the property for
As time goes by, Wayne falls in love with Danaher's beautiful,
high-spirited sister Mary Kate (Maureen O'Hara) a traditional Irish girl with her own idea of how she should be courted and a brother who refused to offer up the mandated dowry.
The Quiet Man is grand and
glorious Technicolor fun for the whole family!
Presented by the Vancouver Downtown Association.
Come early and see a live performance by the Fort Vancouver Pipe Band at 7pm!