The Informer

United States, 1935

Film
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John Ford’s motion picture masterpiece is about a dull witted lout who sells out his best friend, an IRA leader, for a twenty pound note, and then is overwhelmed by the consequence of his act. Based on the novel by Liam O’Flaherty. Stars Victor McLaglen.

Credits

production company

RKO Radio Pictures

producer

Cliff Reid

director
Duration

01:31:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1935

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324884

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → Irish literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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