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This is an ORIGINAL 8" x 10" Black & White Studio Photograph, of the small Irish village with British soldiers from the SARAH MILES & Robert Mitchum, MGM 1970 romantic drama,

Ryan's Daughter

Director: David Lean

Screenplay by: Robert Bolt

A story of love ... set against the violence of rebellion

World War I seems far away from Ireland's Dingle peninsula when Rosy Ryan Shaughnessy goes horseback riding on the beach with the young English officer. There was a magnetic attraction between them the day he was the only customer in her father's pub and Rosy was tending bar for the first time since her marriage to the village schoolmaster. Then one stormy night some Irish revolutionaries expecting a shipment of guns arrive at Ryan's pub. Is it Rosy who betrays them to the British? Will Shaugnessy take Father Collin's advice? Is the pivotal role that of the village idiot who is mute?

The entire cast included:

Robert Mitchum ... Charles Shaughnessy
Trevor Howard ... Father Collins
Christopher Jones ... Randolph Doryan
John Mills ... Michael
Leo McKern ... Thomas Ryan
Sarah Miles ... Rosy Ryan
Barry Foster ... Tim O'Leary
Marie Kean ... Mrs. McCardle
Arthur O'Sullivan ... Mr. McCardle
Evin Crowley ... Maureen
Douglas Sheldon ... Driver
Gerald Sim ... Captain
Barry Jackson ... Corporal
Des Keogh ... Lanky private
Niall Toibin ... O'Keefe

Photo features a photo image of this town. It's a great ORIGINAL Photo with the M.G.M. Metro-Goldwyn Mayer mention stamped on the back.

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MORE INFO ON SARAH MILES: Sarah Miles (born 31 December 1941) is an English theatre and film actress.

Sarah Miles was born in the small town of Ingatestone, Essex, in south-east England. She first attended Roedean but at the age of 15 she enrolled at RADA, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Shortly after her completion at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Miles debuted in 1962 as Shirley Taylor in Term of Trial (1962), co-starring with Laurence Olivier, with whom she had a brief affair. The following year, Miles became a well-reputed actress of British New Wave with her roles in Joseph Losey's The Servant (1963) and in Michelangelo Antonioni's Blowup (1966).

After acting in a variety of plays from 1966 to 1969, Miles was cast as Rosy Ryan, the daughter of Tom Ryan in David Lean's 1970 film, Ryan's Daughter. Her performance earned a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Although she has denied it, Miles is known for her frequent use of profanity. A November 1971 Cosmopolitan profile was subtitled "She uses words that would make a construction worker blush, but from her they sound refined". A profile in Women's Wear was titled "The Lady with the Truckdriver's Mouth".

Miles is a practitioner of urine therapy. Citing Gandhi, who was an adherent of it, she has followed the tradition for thirty years, maintaining that it has kept her healthy and vigorous.

In 1973, while filming The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing, her manager and associate David Whiting died under mysterious circumstances. During that same time, Miles was reported to be having an affair with Burt Reynolds, with whom she co-starred in the film.

Since 1973, Miles has gone through periods of semi-retirement, only to appear in a film or a TV program. She most recently appeared in Well at the Trafalgar Studios and the Apollo Theatre opposite Natalie Casey.

Miles was married twice to the British playwright Robert Bolt, 19671975 and 1988"??1995. He wrote and directed the film Lady Caroline Lamb, in which Miles played the eponymous heroine.

Her brother is film director, producer and screenwriter Christopher Miles.

MORE INFO ON JOCELYN RICKARDS: Was in a three-year relationship with philosopher A.J. Ayer as well as a later one with author Graham Greene.

Was in a relationship with playwright John Osborne in the late 1950s and was costume designer for his films Look Back in Anger (1958) and The Entertainer (1960).

Australian-born designer for both the stage and Oscar-nominated film, in London from 1949.

Assisted designer Roger K. Furse on his film The Prince and the Showgirl (1957).

Her 1987 autobiography was entitled "The Painted Banquet."

MORE INFO ON JOHN MILLS: Sir John Mills, CBE (22 February 1908 23 April 2005) was an Academy Award winning English actor, who made more than 120 films in a career spanning seven decades.Lewis Ernest Watts Mills was born at the Watts Naval School in North Elmham, Norfolk, England, and grew up in Felixstowe, Suffolk. He was educated at Norwich High School for Boys (which since its move after World War II to Langley Park, Loddon, is now known as Langley School), where it is said that his initials can still be seen carved into the brickwork on the side of the building in Upper St Giles Street. He made his acting debut on the stage of the Sir John Leman School in Beccles in a performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream when he played the part of Puck.

Mills took an early interest in acting, making his professional debut at the London Hippodrome in The Five O'Clock Girl in 1929. He also starred in the Nol Coward revue Words and Music. He made his film debut in The Midshipmaid (1932), and appeared as Colley in the 1939 film version of Goodbye, Mr Chips, opposite Robert Donat.

In September 1939, at the start of World War II, Mills enlisted in the Royal Engineers. He was later commissioned as a Second Lieutenant. But in 1942 he received a medical discharge because of a stomach ulcer . He starred in Nol Coward's In Which We Serve.

He took the lead in Great Expectations in 1946, and subsequently made his career playing traditionally British heroes such as Captain Robert Falcon Scott in Scott of the Antarctic (1948). Over the next decade he became particularly associated with war dramas, such as The Colditz Story (1954), Above Us the Waves (1955) and Ice-Cold in Alex (1958). He often acted in the roles of people who are not at all exceptional, but become heroes due to their common sense, generosity and right judgement. Altogether he appeared in over 120 films.

As Col. Barrow in "Tunes of Glory", he won the best Actor Award at the 1960 Venice Film Festival. For his role as the village idiot in Ryan's Daughter (1970) a complete departure from his usual style Mills won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His most famous television role was probably as the title character in Quatermass for ITV in 1979. Also on the small screen, in 1974 he starred as Captain Tommy "The Elephant" Devon in the six-part television drama series The Zoo Gang, about a group of former underground freedom fighters from World War II, with Brian Keith, Lilli Palmer, and Barry Morse.

He also starred as Gus: The Theatre Cat in the filmed version of the musical Cats in 1998.

In 2002 Mills released his extensive home movie footage in a documentary film entitled John Mills' Moving Memories, with interviews with Mills, his children Hayley, Juliet and Jonathon and Richard Attenborough. The film was directed and edited by Marcus Dillistone, and features behind the scenes footage and stories from films such as Ice-Cold in Alex and Dunkirk. In addition the film also includes home footage of many of John Mills' friends and fellow cast members including Sir Laurence Olivier, Harry Andrews, Walt Disney, David Niven, Sir Dirk Bogarde, Sir Rex Harrison and Tyrone Power.

He was appointed a Commander of Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1960. In 1976 he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.

In 2002, he received a Fellowship of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), the highest award given by the Academy, and was named a Disney Legend by The Walt Disney Company.

The Wick on Richmond Hill in Richmond, Greater London, was the family home for many years.

His sister Annette Mills was known for being the partner of the puppet "Muffin", in the BBC Television series Muffin the Mule between 1946 and 1955.

His first wife was the actress Aileen Raymond. They were married in 1927 and divorced in 1941.

His second wife was the dramatist Mary Hayley Bell. Their marriage on 16 January 1941 lasted 64 years, until his death in 2005. They were married in a rushed civil ceremony, due to the war, and it was not until 60 years later that they had their union blessed by a church.They had two daughters, Juliet, star of television's Nanny and the Professor and Hayley, a Disney child star noted for starring in Pollyanna and The Parent Trap, and one son, Jonathan Mills. In 1947 he appeared with his daughters in the film So Well Remembered. Mills' grandson by his daughter Hayley, Crispian Mills, is a musician, best known for his work with the alternative rock group Kula Shaker.

In the years leading up to his death, he appeared on television only on special occasions, his sight having failed almost completely in 1992. After that, his film roles were brief but notable cameos.

He died aged 97 on 23 April 2005 in Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, following a chest infection. A few months after Sir John's death, Mary Hayley Bell (Lady Mills) died on 1 December 2005.

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