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An atmospheric scene designed by Henry Koster to introduce the leprechaun was cut by producer 'Darryl Zanuck', according to the director.
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Peggy Cummins was first considered as Norah, while both Barry Fitzgerald and Will Fyffe were contenders for the role of the leprechaun.
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The novel upon which this is based, "For Fear of Little Men", was purchased in July 1947 for $50,000.
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The Lux Radio Theatre version broadcast 27 December 1948 starred Dana Andrews and Anne Baxter.
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Working titles included "That Old Magic" and "The Shamrock Touch" but the film began shooting as "For Fear of Little Men".
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Jayne Meadows found herself on the set of another Tyrone Power film when she accompanied her husband, screenwriter 'Milton Krim', to Italy for the filming of Prince of Foxes (1949).
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The Irish sequences were tinted green for the original release.
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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 27, 1948 with Ann Baxter reprising her film role.
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Anne Baxter refers to someone who owns a boat named Sean O'Fearna as the man who can take Tyrone Power out of the Irish village. In fact, Sean O'Fearna is the real name of director John Ford.
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