The Plough and the Stars (film)
The Plough and the Stars is a 1936 drama film
Drama film
A drama film is a film genre that depends mostly on in-depth development of realistic characters dealing with emotional themes. Dramatic themes such as alcoholism, drug addiction, infidelity, moral dilemmas, racial prejudice, religious intolerance, poverty, class divisions, violence against women...

 directed by John Ford
John Ford
John Ford was an American film director. He was famous for both his westerns such as Stagecoach, The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and adaptations of such classic 20th-century American novels as The Grapes of Wrath...

 based on the play of the same name by Seán O'Casey
Seán O'Casey
Seán O'Casey was an Irish dramatist and memoirist. A committed socialist, he was the first Irish playwright of note to write about the Dublin working classes.- Early life:...



  • Barbara Stanwyck
    Barbara Stanwyck
    Barbara Stanwyck was an American actress. She was a film and television star, known during her 60-year career as a consummate and versatile professional with a strong screen presence, and a favorite of directors including Cecil B. DeMille, Fritz Lang and Frank Capra...

     - Nora Clitheroe
  • Preston Foster
    Preston Foster
    Preston Foster was an American stage and film actor, and singer. Foster entered films in 1929 after appearing as a Broadway stage actor. He was appearing in Broadway plays as late as October 1931 when he acted in a play titled Two Seconds starring Edward J. Pawley...

     - Jack Clitheroe
  • Barry Fitzgerald
    Barry Fitzgerald
    Barry Fitzgerald was an Irish stage, film and television actor.-Life:He was born William Joseph Shields in Walworth Road, Portobello, Dublin, Ireland. He is the older brother of Irish actor Arthur Shields. He went to Skerry's College, Dublin, before going on to work in the civil service, while...

     - Fluther Good
  • Denis O'Dea
    Denis O'Dea
    Denis O'Dea was an Irish stage and film actor.O'Dea was a leading member of Dublin's Abbey Theatre, where his work led to a number of notable film roles, including two mid-1930s John Ford films, The Informer and The Plough and the Stars , and the part of the police inspector in pursuit of IRA man...

     - The Young Covey
  • F. J. McCormick
    F. J. McCormick
    F. J. McCormick was an Irish actor who came to fame as part of Dublin's Abbey Theatre. He was also in four films; most famously Carol Reed's Odd Man Out , in which he played the opportunistic Shell. He died in 1947 of a brain tumor.-External links: at the Internet Movie Database...

     - Capt. Brennan
  • Una O'Connor
    Una O'Connor
    Una O'Connor was an Irish actress who worked extensively in theatre before becoming a notable character actress in film.-Life and work:...

     - Maggie Gogan
  • Arthur Shields
    Arthur Shields
    Arthur Shields was an Irish stage and film actor.Born into an Irish Protestant family in Portobello, Dublin, he started acting in the Abbey Theatre when still a young man. He was the younger brother of Oscar-winning actor Barry Fitzgerald. An Irish nationalist, he fought in the Easter Rising of...

     - Padraig Pearse
  • Moroni Olsen
    Moroni Olsen
    Moroni Olsen was an American actor.-Biography:Olsen was born in Ogden, Utah to Mormon parents Edward Arenholt Olsen and Marsha Hoverholst who named him after the Moroni found in the Book of Mormon. Some sources have claimed that Olsen's birth name was John Willard Clawson, or even John Willard...

     - Gen. Connally
  • J. M. Kerrigan
    J. M. Kerrigan
    Joseph Michael Kerrigan , better known as J. M. Kerrigan, born in Dublin, Ireland, was an Irish character actor.-Life:Kerrigan worked as a newspaper reporter until 1907 when he joined the famous Abbey Players...

     - Peter Flynn
  • Bonita Granville
    Bonita Granville
    Bonita Granville was an American film actress and television producer.-Early life:Born in Chicago, Illinois, Granville was the daughter of stage actors, and made her film debut at the age of nine in Westward Passage...

     - Mollser Gogan
  • Erin O'Brien-Moore
    Erin O'Brien-Moore
    Erin O'Brien-Moore was an American actress.Moore's acting career began onstage. Noticed in a Broadway stage production, she was signed to a movie contract...

     - Rosie Redmond
  • Neil Fitzgerald
    Neil Fitzgerald
    Neil Fitzgerald was an Irish actor.Cornelius James Neil Fitzgerald was born near Emly, County Tipperary, the son of James Fitzgerald, a Member of Parliament...

     - Lt. Langon
  • Robert Homans
    Robert Homans
    Robert Edward Homans was an American film actor. He appeared in some 400 films between 1917 and 1946.He was born in Malden, Massachusetts and died in Los Angeles, California from a heart attack.-Selected filmography:...

     - Timmy the Barman
  • Brandon Hurst
    Brandon Hurst
    Brandon Hurst was an English stage and film actor. He studied linguistics in his youth and began playing in theatre in 1880s. He was nearly fifty years old when he acted in his first film Via Wireless as Edward Pnickney in year 1915 and continued acting in the 129 other films until his death 1947...

     - Sgt. Tinley
  • Cyril McLaglen
    Cyril McLaglen
    Cyril McLaglen was a British actor who appeared in a variety of films between 1920 and 1951. He was born in London in 1899 and made his film debut in the 1920 film The Call of the Road. He was the younger brother of the actor Victor McLaglen...

     - Cpl. Stoddard
  • Wesley Barry
    Wesley Barry
    Wesley Barry was an American child actor in silent motion pictures. He later became a producer and director of both film and television. As a director, he was sometimes billed as Wesley E...

     - Sniper
  • D'Arcy Corrigan
    D'Arcy Corrigan
    D'Arcy Corrigan was an Irish-born lawyer who became a character actor, playing some 49 film roles, typically very brief but impressive, such as his ominously silent, darkly shrouded Ghost of Christmas Future in the popular 1938 version of the film A Christmas Carol...

     - Priest
  • Mary Gordon
    Mary Gordon (actor)
    Mary Gordon was a Scottish actress, long in the United States, who specialized in housekeepers and mothers, most notably the landlady Mrs. Hudson in the Sherlock Holmes series of movies of the Thirties and Forties...

     - Woman at Barricades
  • Doris Lloyd
    Doris Lloyd
    Hessy Doris Lloyd was an English actress.She appeared in over 150 films between 1920 and 1967, including the 1933 low-budget Monogram Pictures version of Oliver Twist, in which she played Nancy...

    - Woman at Barricades
The source of this article is wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.