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The Luck of the Irish (1920)

Passed | | Drama | February 1920 (USA)
William Grogan ( James Kirkwood ), lives in New York city and meets the outside world only through the little basement window of his plumbing shop. One day he sees and falls in love with a ... See full summary »

Director:

Allan Dwan

Writer:

Harold McGrath (novel) (as Harold MacGrath)

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Cast

Credited cast:
James Kirkwood ... William Grogan
Anna Q. Nilsson ... Ruth Warren
Harry Northrup ... Richard Camden
Ward Crane ... Norton Colburton
Ernest Butterworth Jr. Ernest Butterworth Jr. ... The Kid
Gertrude Messinger ... The Kid's Romance (as Gertrude Messenger)
Rose Dione Rose Dione ... The Malay Street Woman (as Madame Dione)
Louise Lester ... The Landlady
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Buddy Messinger Buddy Messinger
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Storyline

William Grogan ( James Kirkwood ), lives in New York city and meets the outside world only through the little basement window of his plumbing shop. One day he sees and falls in love with a pretty pair of feet, belonging to Ruth Warren ( Anna Q. Nilsson ), a schoolteacher who is lusted after by Norton Colburton, a dissolute playboy. Ruth is about to marry Colburton, but at the last minute runs away and decides to take a Cook's tour. On the boat, she meets Grogan, who has inherited a fortune, and recognizing the feet, he falls in love with their owner. Meanwhile, Colburton sends a henchman to locate Ruth. In various foreign cities, Grogan is attacked and Ruth is accosted by Colburton, who has followed her. Finally, Ruth is imprisoned in a house of prostitution, Grogan comes to her rescue, and the two are married. Written by Pamela Short

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Passed
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1920 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kärlekens globetrotter See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The Luck of the Irish ( 1920 ) is a lost silent film. See more »

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