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The Irish in Us (1935)

Approved | | Comedy | 3 August 1935 (USA)
The family consists of Pat, the cop, Mike the fireman, Danny the boxing promoter and Ma. Pat wants Danny to get a real job, because most of his fighters end up in Polookaville and Pat wants... See full summary »

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Doc Mullins (as Thomas Jackson)
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Joe Delancy (as Harvey Perry)
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The family consists of Pat, the cop, Mike the fireman, Danny the boxing promoter and Ma. Pat wants Danny to get a real job, because most of his fighters end up in Polookaville and Pat wants to marry Lucille. This means that he will leave the family and Danny needs a income to help support Ma. But Danny believes he has the fighter named Carbarn who will bring him fortune and is going with that. But Lucille meets Danny on the road one day and it means trouble for the family as she does not love Pat, but loves Danny. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Olivia de Havilland's film debut. See more »

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At the beginning of the film, a shadow of the boom microphone can be seen moving onto the stove to the right of Ma O'Hara. See more »

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The Whip
(1909) (uncredited)
Music by Abe Holzmann
Played during the shot of the first Delancy-Hammerschlog fight headline
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Simple but cute
5 November 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a simple, but cute, comedy about the O'Hara family, (a mother and her three sons) living together in a New York City apartment. The three live-at-home brothers are: a cop, Pat (Pat O'Brien), a fireman, Mike (Frank McHugh), and an unemployed fight promoter, Danny (James Cagney).

Danny is currently promoting his latest discovery, 'Carbarn' (Allen Jenkins). The only problem—or greatest asset—with 'Carbarn' is that he springs into a fight every time he hears a bell ring.

But for me, the most entertaining member of the family is Ma O'Hara wonderfully played by Mary Gordon. Pat is in love with the police captain's daughter, Lucille (Olivia de Havilland) and just assumes he is going to marry her. The problem is she doesn't love him that much.


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