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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johno011. The villagers are shocked as atheist Mulcahy shouts that there is no God.
johno011n. Mark avoided any reference to religion. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2017)
johno012. Summoned by Tim, Father Edward Carey (Nigel Patrick) arrives to calm the situation.
johno013. The author strides from the square and heads to the church after more blasphemous remarks. Enniskerry in County Wicklow.
johno013n. Mark found it all to be much greener as a result of considered planting. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2017)
johno014. In front of the church, when Mulcahy challenges God to strike him down a gunshot is heard and the blasphemer falls to the ground.
johno014n. The little changed scene provided by Mark. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2017)
johno015. The crowd turn to see a Stranger (Aldo Ray) holding a handgun.
johno015n. Mark would not have 'taken the shot' had the gunman been there! (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2017)
johno016. Father Carey sets out for Dublin where the Stranger has been committed for trial. The gates to St. Mary’s Church on the Dublin Road from Enniskerry.
johno016n. A very similar "now" provided by Mark. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2017)
johno017. The Priest drives to the Capital. In the background stands the Parochial House attached to St. Mary’s Church in Knocksink, Enniskerry.
johno017n. Mark found that the House remains amongst lush greenery. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2017)
johno018. The Father's car passes along D’Olier Street in Dublin.
johno019. The camera pans as the Austin A40 crosses the River Liffey. O’Connell Street seen from O’Connell Bridge. A similar view was seen in 'The Quare Fellow', 'I See a Dark Stranger' and 'Dead Man's Evidence'.
johno019n. And Mark panned to capture the same scene today. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2017)
johno020. Father Carey arrives at Mountjoy Prison to visit the Stranger, Johnny, and questions him about a picture that he has drawn. The prison gate stands back from the North Circular Road, Dublin 7 and also appeared in 'McVicar' and, from a different angle, in 'Freedom to Die'.