Who Won the 1953
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John Ford

("The Quiet Man")

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Fundraiser to save iconic Quiet Man train station reaches €30000 goal

thejournal.ie
The train station was made famous in John Ford's classic 1952 film, which starred John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara. The Galway station was re-named Castletown by Ford and was the location for numerous scenes throughout the Oscar-winning film.

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War for the Planet of the Apes is the best entry in the series: EW Review

EW.com (blog)
Essentially structured as an old-school Hollywood Western epic right out of the John Ford playbook, Caesar and his small posse of payback-seeking apes ride on horseback (those poor horses!) across the snowy Sierra mountains. They even pick up a couple ...



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Cash bid to save Quiet Man railway station may run out of steam

Belfast Telegraph
Leaders of the community-led project admitted that would spell disaster for their hopes of renovating the abandoned Co Galway station, which featured in the opening scene of the 1952 John Ford classic, starring Maureen O'Hara and John Wayne.

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A debate around Lidl and free enterprise in Easton

Cecil Whig
Easton Town Council President John Ford said he continues to struggle with “what is appropriate for government” when it comes to impacting the direction of the local marketplace. “I never know the answer to that. Maybe there isn't one,” he said. “To ...

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