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Three Cheers for the Irish (1940)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  16 March 1940 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Peter Casey
Dennis Morgan ...
Angus Ferguson
Virginia Grey ...
Patricia Casey
Irene Hervey ...
Heloise Casey
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Gallagher
William Lundigan ...
Michael Flaherty
Frank Jenks ...
Ed McKean
Henry Armetta ...
Tony
Morgan Conway ...
Joe Niklas
Alec Craig ...
Callaghan
J.M. Kerrigan ...
Scanlon
Cliff Clark ...
Mara
William B. Davidson ...
Police Commissioner (as William Davidson)
Joe King ...
Police Captain
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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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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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Dear Old Donegal
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Traditional Irish folk song
Played on piano by Jimmy Conlin and sung by all at the party
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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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