Movie Fact #793 – March 17th, 2015:

The 1992 film “Far and Away” is about characters Joseph Donnelly (Played by Tom Cruise) and Shannon Christie (Played by Nicole Kidman) who are Irish immigrants seeking their fortune in 1890’s America with them eventually taking part in the Land Run of 1893. It was also directed by Ron Howard who had some personal investment in this story that he co-wrote the story with screenwriter/producer Bob Dolman. Three of Howard’s great-grandparents actually rode in the Great Land Rush of 1893 in real life.

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