81 mins N/A Rising of the Moon | 1956 Drama, Adaptation Three tales about life in modern Ireland. 81 mins N/A Director: John Ford Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Lady Gregory, Frank O'Connor Stars: Cyril Cusack, Noel Purcell, Jack MacGowran | See full cast & crew » Awards: 1 win | full awards » Jump to Related Articles Photos Cast & Crew 1Awards Synopsis Cast Cyril Cusack ... Inspector Actor Noel Purcell ... Old Man Actor Jack MacGowran ... Poteen Maker Actor Eric Gorman ... Neighbor Actor Paul Farrell ... Engine Driver Actor John Cowley ... Gombeen Man Actor Jimmy O'Dea ... Porter Actor Anthony Quinn ... Station Master Actor Maureen Potter ... Barmaid Actor Michael Trubshawe ... Colonel Frobishire Actor Anita Sharp Bolster ... Colonel Frobishire's Wife Actor Harold Goldblatt ... Matchmaking Father Actor Full Cast & Crew Director John Ford Director Full Cast & Crew Writers Frank S. Nugent Screenplay Lady Gregory Play as Source Material Full Cast & Crew Company Four Provinces Production Company Full Cast & Crew Synopsis Three tales about life in modern Ireland.