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Irene, a feisty Irish girl in Philadelphia, clashes with her family and walks out, heading to New York City to seek fame and fortune. She gets a job as a dressmaker's model and becomes involved with Donald, the scion of a wealthy family. Donald's mother doesn't approve of Irene and sets out to discredit her in Donald's eyes. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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This was adapted from a Broadway musical that originally opened at the Vanderbilt Theater on Nov. 18, 1919 and ran for 675 performances. Irene Dunne and Jeanette MacDonald were replacement cast members during its long run. The musical was later revived with Debbie Reynolds in the lead. This version opened at the Minskoff Theater in New York on March 13, 1973 and ran for 594 performances. See more »

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Colleen Moore is one of the greatest actresses and comediennes ever!
9 May 2002 | by (Glendale, AZ) – See all my reviews

Colleen Moore is so charismatic and super-cute,the way she rolls her eyes and carries about with that happy go lucky persona. I found this treasure at Grapevine Video (also available at Happy Video). If you are in the need for a quick and cheer-up movie, this is the one. The plot is simple. Moore plays Irene a girl who lives with an Irish family and is kicked into the work force. The only thing I would change about this movie is that overly long model show. If it was me I would have edit it to two minutes.


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