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

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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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

The original play opened in New York on 20 December 1912 at the Cort Theater starring Laurette Taylor as Peg and ran for 603 performances. See more »

Quotes

Margaret 'Peg' O'Connell: Saints be praised, there are no parlor snakes in Ireland. St. Patrick drawed them out too.
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Crazy Credits

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

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Hold Me
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Marion was charming!
14 September 1999 | by Pat-54See all my reviews

I recently saw this film on Turner Movie Classics and was surprised how charming the performance of Marion Davies was. This proves that she was indeed a fine performer when given the opportunity. Despite the fact she was in her mid 30's when this film was made, she is quite believable as a teenager.


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