The Molly Maguires (1970)

The Molly Maguires (1970)
Category: Drama
Director: Martin Ritt
Cast: Sean Connery, Richard Harris, Samantha Eggar, Frank Finlay, Anthony Zerbe, Bethel Leslie, Art Lund, Philip Bourneuf, Anthony Costello, Brendan Dillon, Frances Heflin, John Alderson, Malachy McCourt, Susan Goodman

plot summary

Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish emigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage and murder. A detective, also an Irish emigrant, is hired to infiltrate the group and report on its members. But on which side do his sympathies lie?

cast list

Richard Harris James McParlan/McKenna
Samantha Eggar Mary Raines
Frank Finlay Davies
Anthony Zerbe Dan Dougherty
Bethel Leslie Mrs. Kehoe
Art Lund Frazier
Philip Bourneuf Father O’Connor
Anthony Costello Frank McAndrew
Brendan Dillon Mr. Raines
Frances Heflin Mrs. Frazier
John Alderson Jenkins
Malachy McCourt Bartender
Susan Goodman Mrs. McAndrew