Hungry Hill

Hungry Hill is a 1947 British film directed by Brian Desmond Hurst and starring Margaret Lockwood, Dennis Price and Cecil Parker with a screenplay by Terence Young and Daphne du Maurier, from the 1943 novel by Daphne du Maurier.


A feud is waged between two families in Ireland – the Brodricks and the Donovans – over the sinking of a copper mine in Hungry Hill by "Copper John" Brodrick. The feud has repercussions down three generations.

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    contentLocation Ireland
    director Brian Desmond Hurst
    editor Alan Jaggs
    genre historical
    musicBy John D. H. Greenwood
    producer Filippo Del Giudice J. Arthur Rank William Sistrom
    productionCompany Two Cities Films
    publisher General Film Distributors