Dublin playwright Sean O’Casey (Rod Taylor) loves a librarian (Maggie Smith), sleeps with a chorus girl (Julie Christie) and meets Yeats
Three vignettes of old Irish country life, based on a series of short stories. In “The Majesty of the Law,” a police officer must arrest a very old-fashioned, traditional fellow for assault. The man’s principles have the policeman and the whole village, including the man he slugged, sympathizing with him. “One Minute’s Wait” is about an little train station and glimpses into the lives of the passengers, with a series of comic setups. The third ..
A disgraced American boxer retires to Ireland, where he finds love