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John Ireland

Director, Actor

Walk in the Sun, AWalk in the Sun, A (1945)
Dir. Lewis Milestone
Feat. Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, George Tyne
Absorbing character study of men at war set in WW2 North Africa.
All the King's MenAll the King's Men (1949) Recommended
Dir. Robert Rossen
Feat. Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Mercedes McCambridge
Broderick Crawford brilliantly plays a well intentioned but bullheaded Southern senator whose thirst for power sets him on the road to ruin. Fine…
First Films of Samuel Fuller, TheFirst Films of Samuel Fuller, The (I Shot Jesse James, The Baron of Arizona, The Steel Helmet) (1949-1951)
Dir. Samuel Fuller
Feat. John Ireland, Vincent Price, Gene Evans
Sam Fuller's directorial debut is I Shot Jesse James (1949), the tale of Robert Ford (John Ireland), a member of the James gang who shot their leader…
Fast and the Furious, TheFast and the Furious, The (1954)
Dir. Edward Sampson, John Ireland
Feat. John Ireland, Dorothy Malone, Bruno Ve Sota
Reputedly Roger Corman's first ever production, this low–budget noir follows the dueling relationship between a prison escaper (Ireland) and…
GunslingerGunslinger (1956)
Dir. Roger Corman
Feat. John Ireland, Beverly Garland, Allison Hayes
In this cut–price Roger Corman western, town ain’t big enough for a touch–as–nails lady marshall, and her nemesis, a spiteful…
Party GirlParty Girl (1958) Recommended
Dir. Nicholas Ray
Feat. Robert Taylor, Cyd Charisse, Lee J. Cobb
Delicious Nicholas Ray–directed potboiler finds bum–legged Robert Taylor trying to cut ties with the mob. A slinky Cyd Charisse (tearing…
Farewell, My LovelyFarewell, My Lovely (1975)
Dir. Dick Richards
Feat. Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, John Ireland
With a nailbitten Robert Mitchum as a weathered Marlowe, this complex Raymond Chandler story is an impressive homage to '40s film noirs.
Shape of Things to Come, TheShape of Things to Come, The (1979)
Dir. George McCowan
Feat. Jack Palance, Carol Lynley, Barry Morse
Loosely adapted from the H.G. Wells novel, this follows a mankind's post–nuclear colonisation of the Moon and series of crises that bedevil the…
Messenger of DeathMessenger of Death (1988)
Dir. J. Lee Thompson
Feat. Charles Bronson, Trish Van Devere, Laurence Luckinbill
Lacklustre thriller for Bronson, playing a reporter determined to get to the bottom of a feud betwen two Mormon sects up in the Rocky Mountains.

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