County Dublin, County Kildare, County Wicklow (Ireland)
Director : Nigel Patrick Production Company : Viceroy Films Ltd. Region : IRELAND
An atheist upsets the inhabitants of the village in which he has retired and dares God to strike him dead . . . .
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johno001. As the titles end, the film opens with an ariel view of Mónaborra. Actually it's Enniskerry in County Wicklow, Ireland.
johno002. The shot zooms in on the Clock Tower. Enniskerry was built as part of Powerscourt Estate to house tenants who worked the land.
johno003. Postman Tim (Jimmy O’Dea) comes into view as he makes his round. To the left stands St. Mary’s Church which lies on the Dublin Road from Enniskerry, towards Knocksink Bridge.
johno003n. Mark o'Neill took 'a wee excursion' to Enniskerry and captured many of the oustanding locations for us. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2017)
johno004. After posting letters to one of the village shops, Tim rides across the square. Enniskerry was also used as a location for ‘Flight of the Doves’, ‘Into the West’, ‘P.S. I Love You’ and ‘Leap Year’.
johno004n. Mark found many more cars. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2017)
johno005. Singing is heard coming from O'Connor's bar. The Clock Tower was erected to commemorate the first Viscount Powerscourt.
johno005n. Maybe Mark could hear the call of "O'Connor's" bar as well! (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2017)
johno006. Tim leans his bike against the wall of O’Connor’s bar and goes inside for a drink. The Powerscourt Arms facing The Square at the junction of Main Street and Church Hill.
johno006n. Notwithstanding the change of name Mark and his father had to experience lunch there. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2017)
johno007. Carrying on his deliveries, Tim cycles up to the front door of retired author James Ronald Mulcahy.
johno008. After receiving a telegram from his publisher, James Ronald Mulcahy (William Bendix) walks back into the village with Tim. Looking up Church Hill from The square.
johno008n. Another from Mark showing the growth in car ownership over the years. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2017)
johno009. After throwing hard-drinking Mulcahy out of his bar for arguing with the regulars, O’Connor (Eddie Byrne) watches the street brawl that follows. In the background stands The Powerscourt Arms.
johno009n. Mark captured The Powercourt Arms without a foreground character. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2017)
johno010. Mulcahy threatens the villagers as they draw closer to him. This is the shamrock shaped base of the Clock Tower in The Square at Enniskerry.
johno010n. A much less threatening scene captured by Mark. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2017)