• Troubled Epic (On Location with Ryan's Daughter)

Troubled Epic

On Location with Ryan's Daughter

It was Ryan's Daughter, winner of two Oscars, that first lured Michael Tanner to the Dingle Peninsula. He researched this story by focusing on identifying locations and interviewing local people involved in the film's shoot. The result is an unvarnished account of the troubled shooting of the film, both on and off the camera, and how its stars - Robert Michum, Sarah Miles, Trevor Howard, Christopher Jones and John Mills - coped with a year on Ireland's west coast in 1969. The story is largely told in the words of local people who were drivers, extras, prop men, landladies, actors or mere observers. Also included is a gazetteer to the locations used on the Dingle Peninsula and elsewhere in Kerry to enable fans to follow in Rosy Ryan's footsteps. With rare photos and archive material, this is the behind-the-scenes story of a film which changed the Dingle Peninsula overnight, saw more antics than usual by stars off and on the set, and resulted in David Lean making no film for 14 years, so fraught was the experience.

Book Details
Title Troubled Epic
Subtitle On Location with Ryan's Daughter
Author Michael Tanner
Publisher The Collins Press
Edition 2nd
Release Date 2012
Map Details 2 Overview Maps of Ireland and the Dingle Peninsula. 1 Detail Map of Filming Locations.
Printed Pages 259 Pages
Size 21.5cm x 14.0cm
Postal Weight 520g

Troubled Epic (On Location with Ryan's Daughter)

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