Juno and the Paycock / The Shame of Mary Boyle (1929)
A Film by Alfred Hitchcock
DVDRip | MKV | Lang: English | Subs: None | 1h 34min | 702x540 | AVC @ 1800Kbps | AAC @ 160Kbps | 1.30 GB
Genre: Comedy | Drama
Alfred Hitchcock's second talkie was a surprisingly static adaptation of the Sean O'Casey stage drama Juno and the Paycock. Set during the Irish "troubles" of the early 1920s, the film focuses on the trials and tribulations of a typical Dublin tenement family. Sara Allgood is brilliant as family matriarch Juno Boyle, who must contend with her bibulous, braggadocio husband, Captain Jack Boyle (Edward Chapman), known as the "paycock" because he always struts around like he owns the world. As Captain Jack carouses with his drinking buddy Joxer Daly (Sydney Morgan), Juno tries to keep her family together, a task that proves harder with each passing day, especially when daughter Mary (Kathleen O'Regan) is impregnated by her irresponsible boyfriend.