Hangman's House

Hangman's House is a 1928 romantic drama genre silent film set in Co.wikipedia
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John Ford

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Hangman's House is a 1928 romantic drama genre silent film set in Co. Wicklow, Ireland, directed by John Ford (uncredited) with inter-titles written by Malcolm Stuart Boylan.
Moreover, Hangman's House (1928) is notable as one of John Wayne's first credited onscreen appearances.

Malcolm Stuart Boylan

Hangman's House is a 1928 romantic drama genre silent film set in Co. Wicklow, Ireland, directed by John Ford (uncredited) with inter-titles written by Malcolm Stuart Boylan.
Hangman's House (1928)

Victor McLaglen

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While stationed in Algiers Commandant Denis Hogan (Victor McLaglen) receives a letter containing bad news and requests that he be allowed to return to his home country of Ireland, where he is a wanted man.
He starred in Hangman's House (1928) for Ford, a romantic drama set in Ireland, and The River Pirate (1928), and Captain Lash (1929).

Larry Kent (actor)

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He decides to marry off his only daughter Connaught (June Collyer) to a socialite, John D'Arcy (Earle Foxe) despite her love of childhood friend Dermot McDermot (Larry Kent).
His most notable roles were in John Ford's Hangman's House (1928), Seas Beneath (1931) and opposite Jean Arthur in The Masked Menace (1927).

Brian Desmond Hurst

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Brian Desmond Hurst as Horse Race Spectator and witness to the horse shooting (uncredited)
Hurst even made one screen appearance as an extra in Ford's Hangman's House (1928) where he briefly appears alongside a college footballer gaining his first break - John Wayne.

June Collyer

He decides to marry off his only daughter Connaught (June Collyer) to a socialite, John D'Arcy (Earle Foxe) despite her love of childhood friend Dermot McDermot (Larry Kent).
Hangman's House (1928)

Earle Foxe

He decides to marry off his only daughter Connaught (June Collyer) to a socialite, John D'Arcy (Earle Foxe) despite her love of childhood friend Dermot McDermot (Larry Kent).
Hangman's House (1928) .... John D'Arcy

Hobart Bosworth

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In Ireland, Baron James O'Brien (Hobart Bosworth) is told by his doctor that he has no more than a month to live.
Hangman's House (1928)

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Hangman's House is a 1928 romantic drama genre silent film set in Co. Wicklow, Ireland, directed by John Ford (uncredited) with inter-titles written by Malcolm Stuart Boylan.

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Hangman's House is a 1928 romantic drama genre silent film set in Co. Wicklow, Ireland, directed by John Ford (uncredited) with inter-titles written by Malcolm Stuart Boylan.

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Hangman's House is a 1928 romantic drama genre silent film set in Co. Wicklow, Ireland, directed by John Ford (uncredited) with inter-titles written by Malcolm Stuart Boylan.

County Wicklow

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Hangman's House is a 1928 romantic drama genre silent film set in Co. Wicklow, Ireland, directed by John Ford (uncredited) with inter-titles written by Malcolm Stuart Boylan.

Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne

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It is based on a novel by Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne.

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John Wayne

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The film is also notable for containing the first confirmed appearance by John Wayne in a John Ford film.

Algiers

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While stationed in Algiers Commandant Denis Hogan (Victor McLaglen) receives a letter containing bad news and requests that he be allowed to return to his home country of Ireland, where he is a wanted man.

Glenmalure

Hogan meets Dermot McDermot and the three men witness the lights of Glenmalure's chapel being lit, signifying a wedding is taking place.

Saint Stephen's Day

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A community race is held on St. Stephen's Day and Connaught's horse The Bard is due to race.

Jockey

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The horse's jockey goes missing just before the race because of interference from D'Arcy who has bet against the horse.

Street Angel (1928 film)

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In particular he praised the photography which he said "almost outdoes for sheer beauty the shots in Street Angel and Sunrise". Variety shared this opinion by proclaiming the film had "some of the most striking touches of composition seen on the screen since those swampland shots in Sunrise, which they often resemble."

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

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In particular he praised the photography which he said "almost outdoes for sheer beauty the shots in Street Angel and Sunrise". Variety shared this opinion by proclaiming the film had "some of the most striking touches of composition seen on the screen since those swampland shots in Sunrise, which they often resemble."

Variety (magazine)

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In particular he praised the photography which he said "almost outdoes for sheer beauty the shots in Street Angel and Sunrise". Variety shared this opinion by proclaiming the film had "some of the most striking touches of composition seen on the screen since those swampland shots in Sunrise, which they often resemble."

Fox Film

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However the film was not a box office success as Fox Film Corporation did not promote the film.