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  • PG
  • Drama
  • 1930
  • 85 mins

Juno and the Paycock

Juno and the Paycock

About

Early British Hitchcock which has the future master of suspense trying to make a living with this faithful adaptation of O'Casey's classic play, chronicling the ups and downs of an Irish family in the Dublin of the 1920s. Most of it is a straight filming of the play - and was acknowledged as such by Hitchcock - even though handsomely photographed and acted. When the action opens up towards the end, Hitch gets a chance to flex his cinematic muscle with a predictably dramatic ending.

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: Sara Allgood, John Laurie, John Longden, Edward Chapman, Sidney Morgan, Maire O'Neill
  • Director: Alfred Hitchcock
  • Writer: Alfred Hitchcock, Alma Reville
  • Producer: John Maxwell
  • Photographer: Jack E Cox

In a nutshell

Alas, it is too late to save what is essentially a theatrical experience.

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