Maureen O'Hara

Maureen O'Hara was an Irish film actress and singer. She was noted for playing fiercely passionate heroines with a highly sensible attitude. She often worked with director John Ford and longtime friend John Wayne.

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Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

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Kris Kringle, seemingly the embodiment of Santa Claus, is asked to portray the jolly old fellow at Macy's following his performance in the Thanksgiving Day parade. His portrayal is so complete that many begin to question if he truly is Santa Claus, while others ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Seaton
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  John Payne  •  Edmund Gwenn  •  Gene Lockhart

Kris Kringle, seemingly the embodiment of Santa Claus, is asked to portray the jolly old fellow at Macy's following his performance in the Thanksgiving Day parade. His portrayal is so complete that many begin to question if he truly is Santa Claus, while others ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Seaton
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  John Payne  •  Edmund Gwenn  •  Gene Lockhart

The Black Swan (1942)

When notorious pirate Henry Morgan is made governor of Jamaica, he enlists the help of some of his former partners in ridding the Caribbean of Buccaneers. When one of them apparently abducts the previous governor's pretty daughter and joins up with the rebels, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Laird Cregar  •  Thomas Mitchell

When notorious pirate Henry Morgan is made governor of Jamaica, he enlists the help of some of his former partners in ridding the Caribbean of Buccaneers. When one of them apparently abducts the previous governor's pretty daughter and joins up with the rebels, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Laird Cregar  •  Thomas Mitchell

How Green Was My Valley (1941)

At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Walter Pidgeon  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Anna Lee  •  Donald Crisp

At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Walter Pidgeon  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Anna Lee  •  Donald Crisp

Jamaica Inn (1939)

In coastal Cornwall, England, during the early 19th Century, a young woman discovers that she's living with a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecking for profit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Horace Hodges  •  Hay Petrie  •  Frederick Piper

In coastal Cornwall, England, during the early 19th Century, a young woman discovers that she's living with a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecking for profit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Horace Hodges  •  Hay Petrie  •  Frederick Piper

McLintock! (1963)

Aging rancher George Washington McLintock, a wealthy self-made man, is forced to deal with numerous personal and professional problems. Seemingly everyone wants a piece of his enormous farmstead, including high-ranking government men, McLintock's own sons and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew V. McLaglen
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Patrick Wayne

Aging rancher George Washington McLintock, a wealthy self-made man, is forced to deal with numerous personal and professional problems. Seemingly everyone wants a piece of his enormous farmstead, including high-ranking government men, McLintock's own sons and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew V. McLaglen
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Patrick Wayne

Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)

Banker Roger Hobbs wants to spend his vacation alone with his wife, Peggy, but she insists on a family vacation at a California beach house that turns out to be ugly and broken down. Daughter Katey, embarrassed by her braces, refuses to go to the beach, as does ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Fabian  •  John Saxon

Banker Roger Hobbs wants to spend his vacation alone with his wife, Peggy, but she insists on a family vacation at a California beach house that turns out to be ugly and broken down. Daughter Katey, embarrassed by her braces, refuses to go to the beach, as does ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Fabian  •  John Saxon

Rio Grande (1950)

Lt. Col. Kirby Yorke is posted on the Texas frontier to defend settlers against depredations of marauding Apaches. Col. Yorke is under considerable stress by a serious shortage of troops of his command. Tension is added when Yorke's son (whom he hasn't seen in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Ben Johnson  •  Claude Jarman Jr.

Lt. Col. Kirby Yorke is posted on the Texas frontier to defend settlers against depredations of marauding Apaches. Col. Yorke is under considerable stress by a serious shortage of troops of his command. Tension is added when Yorke's son (whom he hasn't seen in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Ben Johnson  •  Claude Jarman Jr.

Sinbad the Sailor (1947)

Daredevil sailor Sinbad embarks on a voyage across the Seven Seas to find the lost riches of Alexander the Great. His first stop is the port of Basra, where his ship is seized and scheduled for auction. In his attempt to win it back, he befriends beautiful ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Wallace
CAST:  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Walter Slezak  •  Anthony Quinn

Daredevil sailor Sinbad embarks on a voyage across the Seven Seas to find the lost riches of Alexander the Great. His first stop is the port of Basra, where his ship is seized and scheduled for auction. In his attempt to win it back, he befriends beautiful ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Wallace
CAST:  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Walter Slezak  •  Anthony Quinn

Sitting Pretty (1948)

Tacey and Harry King are a suburban couple with three sons and a serious need of a babysitter. Tacey puts an ad in the paper for a live-in babysitter, and the ad is answered by Lynn Belvedere. But when she arrives, she turns out to be a man. And not just any man, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  Robert Young  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Richard Haydn

Tacey and Harry King are a suburban couple with three sons and a serious need of a babysitter. Tacey puts an ad in the paper for a live-in babysitter, and the ad is answered by Lynn Belvedere. But when she arrives, she turns out to be a man. And not just any man, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Clifton Webb  •  Robert Young  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Richard Haydn

Spencer's Mountain (1963)

Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he and Clay get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  James MacArthur  •  Donald Crisp

Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he and Clay get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  James MacArthur  •  Donald Crisp

The Deadly Companions (1961)

Ex-army officer accidentally kills a woman's son, tries to make up for it by escorting the funeral procession through dangerous Indian territory.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Brian Keith  •  Steve Cochran  •  Chill Wills

Ex-army officer accidentally kills a woman's son, tries to make up for it by escorting the funeral procession through dangerous Indian territory.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Peckinpah
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Brian Keith  •  Steve Cochran  •  Chill Wills

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

Paris, France, 1482. Frollo, Chief Justice of benevolent King Louis XI, gets infatuated by the beauty of Esmeralda, a gypsy young girl. The hunchback Quasimodo, Frollo's protege and bell-ringer of Notre Dame, lives in peace among the bells in the heights of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Maureen O'Hara

Paris, France, 1482. Frollo, Chief Justice of benevolent King Louis XI, gets infatuated by the beauty of Esmeralda, a gypsy young girl. The hunchback Quasimodo, Frollo's protege and bell-ringer of Notre Dame, lives in peace among the bells in the heights of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Maureen O'Hara

The Parent Trap (1961)

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Two identical twin sisters, separated at birth by their parents' divorce, are reunited years later at a summer camp, where they scheme to bring their parents back together. The girls, one of whom has been living with their mother and the other with their father, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Swift
CAST:  Hayley Mills  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Brian Keith  •  Charles Ruggles

Two identical twin sisters, separated at birth by their parents' divorce, are reunited years later at a summer camp, where they scheme to bring their parents back together. The girls, one of whom has been living with their mother and the other with their father, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Swift
CAST:  Hayley Mills  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Brian Keith  •  Charles Ruggles

The Quiet Man (1952)

An American man returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love and conflict.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Barry Fitzgerald  •  Ward Bond

An American man returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love and conflict.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Barry Fitzgerald  •  Ward Bond

The Spanish Main (1945)

Laurent van Horn is the leader of a band of Dutch refugees on a ship seeking freedom in the Carolinas, when the ship is wrecked on the coast of Cartagene. governed by Don Juan Alvardo, Spainish ruler. Alvarado has Laurent thrown in prison, but the latter escapes, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Paul Henreid  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Walter Slezak  •  Binnie Barnes

Laurent van Horn is the leader of a band of Dutch refugees on a ship seeking freedom in the Carolinas, when the ship is wrecked on the coast of Cartagene. governed by Don Juan Alvardo, Spainish ruler. Alvarado has Laurent thrown in prison, but the latter escapes, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Paul Henreid  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Walter Slezak  •  Binnie Barnes

The Redhead from Wyoming (1953)

A saloonkeeper sides with the sheriff for justice after she's framed for rustling.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Sholem
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Alex Nicol  •  William Bishop  •  Robert Strauss

A saloonkeeper sides with the sheriff for justice after she's framed for rustling.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Sholem
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Alex Nicol  •  William Bishop  •  Robert Strauss

The Wings of Eagles (1957)

The story of Frank W. "Spig" Wead - a Navy-flyer turned screenwriter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Dan Dailey  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Ward Bond

The story of Frank W. "Spig" Wead - a Navy-flyer turned screenwriter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Dan Dailey  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Ward Bond

Bagdad (1949)

An Arab sheik's daughter (Maureen O'Hara) avenges his death, blamed on Hassan (Paul Christian) and his Black Riders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Paul Hubschmid  •  Vincent Price  •  John Sutton

An Arab sheik's daughter (Maureen O'Hara) avenges his death, blamed on Hassan (Paul Christian) and his Black Riders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Lamont
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Paul Hubschmid  •  Vincent Price  •  John Sutton

Big Jake (1971)

An aging Texas cattle man who has outlived his time swings into action when outlaws kidnap his grandson.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Richard Boone  •  Patrick Wayne  •  Christopher Mitchum

An aging Texas cattle man who has outlived his time swings into action when outlaws kidnap his grandson.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Richard Boone  •  Patrick Wayne  •  Christopher Mitchum

Fire Over Africa (1954)

Maureen O'Hara hunts drug smugglers in Africa. Director Richard Sale's 1954 film also stars Macdonald Carey and Binnie Barnes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Sale
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Macdonald Carey  •  Binnie Barnes  •  Guy Middleton

Maureen O'Hara hunts drug smugglers in Africa. Director Richard Sale's 1954 film also stars Macdonald Carey and Binnie Barnes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Sale
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Macdonald Carey  •  Binnie Barnes  •  Guy Middleton
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