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The Informer (1935 movie)

The Informer is a 1935 dramatic film. The plot concerns the underside of Irish rebellion set in 1922. It stars Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Wallace Ford and Una O'Connor.

The movie was written by Dudley Nichols from the novel by Liam O'Flaherty. It was directed by John Ford.

The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. McLaglen won the Oscar for Best Leading Actor, and Ford won for Best Director. Dudley Nichols won the Oscar for Best Writing, but turned it down because of Union disagreements. It was the first time an Oscar was declined.