The Violent Enemy

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The Violent Enemy
Directed by Don Sharp
Based on novel by Jack Higgins
Starring Tom Bell
Susan Hampshire
Ed Begley
Noel Purcell
Release dates 1968
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Budget ₤250,000[1]

The Violent Enemy is a film about an IRA plot to blow up a British power station.[2]

It was originally known as Come the Hero and filming began in Waterford in October 1968.[1]


  1. ^ a b Filming starts in Waterford. Was shot in Ardmore Studios, Bray, Co. Wicklow and on location in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. The Irish Times (1921-Current File) [Dublin, Ireland] 12 Oct 1968: 8.
  2. ^ The Violent Enemy at BFI

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