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The story is set in 1930s Ireland, Sean Thornton (John
Wayne) a heavyweight champion Irish-American boxer after
accidentally killing an opponent in the ring retires from boxing
and returns to Ireland to reclaim his family farm. He
meets and falls in love with the fiery Mary Kate Danaher (Maureen
O'Hara), the spinster sister of the bullying, loud-mouthed
landowner "Red" Will Danaher (Victor McLaglen). Danaher, angry that
Sean outbidded him for the Thornton land adjacent to his property,
initially refuses to sanction the marriage of Sean and Mary
Kate until several town locals, including the parish priest,
conspire to trick him into believing that the wealthy Willow
Tillane wants to marry him, but only if Mary Kate is no longer
living in the house. After learning the truth on Sean and Mary
Kate's wedding day, an enraged Will refuses to give his sister her
full dowry.
Sean, unschooled in Irish customs, cares nothing about the
dowry, but Mary Kate is obsessed with obtaining it, the dowry
representing her independence, identity, and pride. Angered and
shamed by Sean's refusal to confront her brother and demands what
is legally hers, she brands him a coward and leaves. Forced
into confronting her brother for her dowry is when the movie truly
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