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Smiling Irish Eyes (1929)

A pretty young violinist travels from Ireland to America to seek fame and fortune on Broadway. She finds a bit more than she bargained for.

Director:

William A. Seiter

Writers:

Thomas J. Geraghty (dialogue), Thomas J. Geraghty (scenario) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Colleen Moore ... Kathleen O'Connor
James Hall ... Rory O'More
Robert Homans ... Shamus O'Connor
Claude Gillingwater ... Michael O'Connor
Tom O'Brien Tom O'Brien ... Black Barney
Robert Emmett O'Connor ... Sir Timothy
Aggie Herring Aggie Herring ... Granny O'More
Betty Francisco ... Frankie West
Julanne Johnston ... Goldie Devore
Edward Earle ... Ralph Prescott
Fred Kelsey ... County Fair Manager
Barney Gilmore ... County Fair Manager's Assistant
Charles McHugh Charles McHugh ... County Fair Manager's Assistant
Madam Bosocki Madam Bosocki ... Fortune Teller
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Taxi Driver (as George Hayes)
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Storyline

A pretty young violinist travels from Ireland to America to seek fame and fortune on Broadway. She finds a bit more than she bargained for.

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Taglines:

Millions called "Lilac Time" Colleen's greatest hit. But Colleen was only a shadow of her real self then. Now she talks and sings and dances. What a treat is in store for you when you hear her wonder voice. (Print Ad- Buffalo Courier-Express, ((Buffalo, NY)) 8 September 1929)

Genres:

Drama | Musical

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 1929 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Hymyilevät silmät See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

First National Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Vitaphone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Vitaphone production reels #3427-3436. See more »

Soundtracks

Smiling Irish Eyes
(uncredited)
Music by Ray Perkins
Lyrics by Herman Ruby
Sung by Colleen Moore and James Hall
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