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by Sean O'Faolain with Bernard Braden , Patience Collier,
Harry Hutchinson , David Kossoff ,
Janet Morrison. Macdonald Parke
Production by Douglas Cleverdon
Sean O'Faolain recalls twelve months in the United States, as they appeared to a young Irishman, a disillusioned romantic-
New York at the beginning of the slump, a student's life at Harvard, a Baptist settlement in the Appalachians, an apple orchard in New Mexico. But after he had toured America in a Model T Ford-one of the old ' Flying Bedsteads -the truth of Henry James ' words was borne in upon him: ' the flower of art blooms only where the soil is deep '; and soon he found himself once more in his native Ireland.
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