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3 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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Angus Ferguson
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Patricia Casey
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Heloise Casey
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Michael Flaherty
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Ed McKean
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Tony
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J.M. Kerrigan ...
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Mara
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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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Fogo nas Veias  »

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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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Wonderful Film
11 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is simply a wonderful film made during the glory days of Hollywood which sadly are LONG GONE. One of the last interviews with Bette Davis said it all...you had to be a leading actor to be a "star" in Hollywood.. but by the 50's anyone that was in a film now carried that title. There are no BIG STARS in this film, but you will recognize Alan Hale who always makes me laugh. This movie with such fine actors/actresses Lane,Morgan,Mitchell show their craft and skills in every scene the way that films were intended to be made. It's just a delightful movie that gives you 90 minutes of fun and clever dialog. Just enjoy it.


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