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The Molly Maguires [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents a Tamm production, a Martin Ritt production ; produced by Martin Ritt and Walter Bernstein ; written by Walter Bernstein ; directed by Martin Ritt.

Ritt, Martin, 1914-1990 (Added Author). Bernstein, Walter. (Added Author). Harris, Richard, 1930-2002 (Added Author). Connery, Sean. (Added Author). Eggar, Samantha. (Added Author). Finlay, Frank, 1926- (Added Author). Zerbe, Anthony, 1936- (Added Author). Leslie, Bethel. (Added Author). Lund, Art. (Added Author). Bourneuf, Philip, 1912-1980 (Added Author). Howe, James Wong. (Added Author). Bracht, Frank. (Added Author). Mancini, Henry. (Added Author). Jeakins, Dorothy. (Added Author). Larsen, Tambi. (Added Author). Lewis, Arthur H., 1906- (Added Author). Paramount Pictures. (Added Author). Tamm Productions. (Added Author). Richard Harris, Sean Connery, Samantha Eggar, Frank Finlay, Anthony Zerbe, Bethel Leslie, Art Lund, Philip Bourneuf. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Douglas Library of Hebron.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Douglas Library of Hebron DVD MOL 0168 (Text to phone) 33400000140168 Adult Fiction DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792197429
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Distributed by Paramount, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1970.
Based on the book by Arthur H. Lewis.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, James Wong Howe ; editor, Frank Bracht ; music, Henry Mancini ; costume designer, Dorothy Jeakins ; production designer, Tambi Larsen.
Participant or Performer Note:
Richard Harris, Sean Connery, Samantha Eggar, Frank Finlay, Anthony Zerbe, Bethel Leslie, Art Lund, Philip Bourneuf.
Summary, etc.:
James McParlan is an operative working for the Pinkerton Detective Agency, who is hired by a major coal company to infiltrate and expose an underground terrorist organization, the "Molly Maguires". The Mollies operate within the improverished mining communities of Pennsylvania and are mostly Irish emigrants. McParlan is selected to infiltrate the organization to pose as a new member, but it quickly becomes apparent that the working conditions are truly wretched. The
lawman's loyalties become divided between the law and his fellow countrymen.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for violence and some thematic material.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
Subject: Molly Maguires > Drama.
Coal miners > Pennsylvania > Drama.
Irish Americans > Pennsylvania > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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