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My Wild Irish Rose (1947)

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The life of Irish tenor Chauncey Olcott is chronicled from his childhood to his days as the toast of New York. In between, his rise to the top is complicated by romances with two women: his... See full summary »

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Rose Donovan
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Nick Popolis
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Mrs. Brennan
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The life of Irish tenor Chauncey Olcott is chronicled from his childhood to his days as the toast of New York. In between, his rise to the top is complicated by romances with two women: his true love Rose Donovan and stage star Lillian Russell, who wants to make him a star. Written by Daniel Bubbeo

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Biography | Musical

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27 December 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Irlantilainen ruusuni  »

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Trivia

Alexis Smith was considered for a leading role. See more »

Goofs

During the fight in the apartment, a wide shot shows a bad guy getting punched, sent across the room, and crashing into a small table, demolishing it. The very next shot shows the table once more intact and untouched until the same bad guy crashes into it again. See more »

Soundtracks

Mother Machree
(1910) (uncredited)
Music by Ernest Ball and Chauncey Olcott
Lyrics by Rida Johnson Young
Played when Chauncey is saying goodbye to his mother and later sung by Dennis Morgan
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A fairy tale like quality and totally entertaining film
23 April 1999 | by (Rome, NY) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this film very much. I found it to be very entertaining for me in that I feel that it captured the romanticism of turn of the century Irish-American culture. There's no messages. There's no violence and there's no overt sex, just wholesome 1947 style entertainment and Dennis Morgan had a chance to sing some really good songs. A really good movie.


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