Young Cassidy

  • 1965
  • 1 HR 48 MIN
  • NR
  • Biography

The massive 13-volume autobiography of Irish playwright and rebel Sean O'Casey serves as the source material for this film. Taylor is a young Irishman from a poor family. He spends his days digging ditches and his nights at political meetings and reading books. He eventually turns his attention away from fighting the British to writing pamphlets against...read more

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(Movie Clip) Damn Poverty Altogether
Cassidy (Rod Taylor, his role based on writer Sean O'Casey) learns of another death, commiserates with Mick (Philip O'Flynn) then joins fellow Irish r (more…)
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Rod Taylor stars in the true story of Irish playwright Sean O'Casey, Young Cassidy (1965), directed by John Ford and Jack Cardiff, also starring Julie (more…)
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A look behind the scenes of the making of the Jack Cardiff - John Ford movie Young Cassidy (1965).
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Dublin, ca. 1911, Cassidy (Rod Taylor, in a role based on the author Sean O'Casey) has written the flyers being handed out at an Irish workers' rally (more…)
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