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Peg o' My Heart (1933)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 26 May 1933 (USA)
A young woman living in an Irish fishing village inherits her late grandfather's estate, but is forced to spend three years in England training to be a proper lady to collect the fortune.

Director:

Robert Z. Leonard (uncredited)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Marion Davies ... Margaret 'Peg' O'Connell
Onslow Stevens ... Sir Gerald 'Jerry' Markham
J. Farrell MacDonald ... Patrick Shamus 'Pat' O'Connell
Juliette Compton ... Ethel Chichester
Irene Browne ... Mrs. Chichester
Tyrell Davis ... Alaric Chichester (as Tyrrell Davis)
Alan Mowbray ... Capt. Christopher 'Chris' Brent
Doris Lloyd ... Mrs. Grace Brent
Robert Greig ... Jarvis (butler)
Nora Cecil ... Smythe (maid)
Geoffrey Gill Geoffrey Gill ... Terance
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Storyline

Peg and her father live a simple life in an Irish fishing village. One day Sir Gerald arrives at the village to tell Pat that Peg is heir to estate of her grandfather, who hated Pat. The upshot of the will is that she must go to England for 3 years to learn to be a lady and that Pat can never see her again. Pat does not tell Peg about his part of the will and sends her to live with Mrs. Chichester for her education. Peg soon finds that Alaric needs to marry her, but she wants Gerald who is engaged to Ethyl who wants Brent whose wife will not divorce him. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Plot Keywords:

fishing | england | dog | detective | party | See All (22) »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 May 1933 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fiskertøsen See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$623,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$979,000
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Although it was never apparent in her films, Marion Davies sometimes had a stuttering problem. They make fun of this fact when Peg simply cannot pronounce the name Chichester and usually says something like Cheesechester. See more »

Crazy Credits

Title Card: Off the west coast of Ireland See more »

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Version of Peg o' My Heart (1919) See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Remember Only You
Music by Nacio Herb Brown
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
Sung by Marion Davies and townspeople
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A charming film, due mainly to the charming Marion Davies.
22 September 1998 | by shelly silverSee all my reviews

Peg O' My Heart is really charming,due mainly to the wonderful Marion Davies. She also sings and dances in a few numbers quite delightfully! I saw this on the Turner Classic Movies cable station. A real boon to classic movie lovers!


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