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Three Cheers for the Irish (1940)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 16 March 1940 (USA)
Peter Casey has been with the New York City police department for 25 years. He's totally surprised when he's asked to retire on his 25th anniversary with the force. He's even more ... See full summary »

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Peter Casey
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Angus Ferguson
Virginia Grey ...
Patricia Casey
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Heloise Casey
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Gallagher
William Lundigan ...
Michael Flaherty
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Ed McKean
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Tony
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Joe Niklas
Alec Craig ...
Callaghan
J.M. Kerrigan ...
Scanlon
Cliff Clark ...
Mara
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Police Commissioner (as William Davidson)
Joe King ...
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Peter Casey has been with the New York City police department for 25 years. He's totally surprised when he's asked to retire on his 25th anniversary with the force. He's even more unprepared for the romance that develops between his favorite daughter, Maureen, and the Scottish cop who takes over his beat. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Comedy | Romance

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16 March 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fogo nas Veias  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In the film, Peter works at the 12th Precinct by the number on his uniform lapel. That precinct was closed on December 1, 1916. It was located at 205 Mulberry St., between Spring and Kenmare Streets in the Nolita section of Lower Manhattan. The precinct building still stands and has been converted into eight condominiums, each priced in the millions, with retail/office space on the first floor. See more »

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Comin' Thro' the Rye
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Music traditional
Whistled often by Dennis Morgan
Hummed by Priscilla Lane
Played as part of the score
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You're a "scotchman"!!!
21 December 2000 | by (Templeton,CA) – See all my reviews

This film is backed by an excellent cast. Priscilla Lane and Dennis Morgan make a sweet couple. Dennis, (Angus Ferguson), is constantly bothered by Priscilla's father because he is Scottish and took over her father's policeman job when he had to leave the force. Will love conquer? Find out when you watch this fast-paced great film. Very Much recommended!


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