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Irish Eyes Are Smiling ()


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A tunefull account of the life of Ernest R. Ball, composer of many popular Irish songs, including the title's.

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Edgar Brawley
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Mary 'Irish' O'Neill
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Ernest R. Ball
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Al Jackson
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Lucille Lacey
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Stanley Ketchel
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Belle La Tour
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Leo Betz
Leonard Warren ...
Opera Singer
Blanche Thebom ...
Opera Singer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leo Mostovoy ...
Pawnbroker (scenesDeleted)
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Hoofer (scenesDeleted)
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Harry (uncredited)
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Heming (uncredited)
Gurney Bell ...
Member of Sportsmen's Quartette (uncredited)
William H. Benter ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Billy Bester ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Teddy Blue ...
Dancer (uncredited)
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Phoebe the Ladies Room Maid (uncredited)
Maurice Cass ...
Dr. Medford (uncredited)
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Stage Manager (uncredited)
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Electrician (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
Johnny Clark ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Russ Clark ...
Trainer (uncredited)
Edward Cooper ...
Butler (uncredited)
Michael Dalmatoff ...
Headwaiter (uncredited)
Grace Davies ...
Dancer (uncredited)
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Night Club Patron (uncredited)
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Waiter (uncredited)
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Call Boy (uncredited)
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Mother Machree (uncredited)
Evelyne Eager ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Art Foster ...
Sparring Partner (uncredited)
Al Gallagher ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Irish Woman (uncredited)
Bob Hamilton ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Leg Man (uncredited)
John Maxwell Hayes ...
Clerk (uncredited)
Mary Adams Hayes ...
Acrobat (uncredited)
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Barker (uncredited)
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Policeman (uncredited)
Fred Howard ...
Stage Manager (uncredited)
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Newsstand Proprietor (uncredited)
Merrill Long ...
Dancer (uncredited)
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Stage Doorman (uncredited)
Virginia Maples ...
Dancer (uncredited)
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Hoofer (uncredited)
Alphonse Martell ...
Alex - Waiter (uncredited)
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Prima Donna (uncredited)
Lee Murray ...
Walters (uncredited)
William Newell ...
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
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Steward (uncredited)
Bob Perry ...
Ernie's Cornerman (uncredited)
John Rarig ...
Member of Sportsmen's Quartette (uncredited)
Joey Ray ...
Electrician (uncredited)
Allan Ross ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Barbara Salisbury ...
Dancer (uncredited)
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Clerk at New York Clipper Office (uncredited)
Harry Seymour ...
Pianist (uncredited)
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Referee / Stage Manager (uncredited)
Mary Jane Shores ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Max Smith ...
Member of Sportsmen's Quartette (uncredited)
Martin Sperzel ...
Member of Sportsmen's Quartette (uncredited)
Ray Spiker ...
Acrobat (uncredited)
Ed Stanbridge ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Ship Passenger (uncredited)
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Dancer / Singer (uncredited)
Riley Thompson ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Valerie Traxler ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Dink Trout ...
Meek Husband (uncredited)
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Militant Wife (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan ...
Purser (uncredited)
Walton Walker ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Charles Williams ...
Song Promoter (uncredited)
Kenny Williams ...
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
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Detective (uncredited)
Sam Wren ...
Piano Player (uncredited)

Directed by

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Gregory Ratoff

Written by

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Earl Baldwin ... (screenplay) and
John Tucker Battle ... (screenplay)
 
E.A. Ellington ... (based on a story by)

Produced by

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Damon Runyon ... producer

Music by

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Cyril J. Mockridge ... (uncredited)
Alfred Newman ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by

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James S. Hodgson
Harry Jackson

Film Editing by

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Harmon Jones

Art Direction by

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Lyle R. Wheeler ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
Joseph C. Wright

Set Decoration by

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Thomas Little
Al Orenbach

Costume Design by

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René Hubert

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Ad Schaumer ... assistant director

Sound Department

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Roger Heman Sr. ... sound (as Roger Heman)
George Leverett ... sound

Special Effects by

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Fred Sersen ... special effects

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Sam Benson ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Music Department

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Maurice De Packh ... orchestrator
Mack Gordon ... musical consultant
Earle Hagen ... orchestrator: Irish songs
Charles Henderson ... musical director
Alfred Newman ... musical director
Herbert W. Spencer ... orchestrator (as Herbert Spencer)
Al Fisher ... music researcher (uncredited)
Charles Henderson ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
David Raksin ... composer: additional music (uncredited)

Other crew

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Natalie Kalmus ... technicolor director
Richard Mueller ... associate technicolor director
Hermes Pan ... dance director

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Also Known As
  • Ojos pícaros (Mexico)
  • Olhos Travessos (Brazil)
  • Tus ojos sonríen (Argentina)
  • Kaksi hymyilevää silmää (Finland)
  • En sång, en kyss, en flicka (Sweden)
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  • 90 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia "Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 15, 1948 with Dick Haynes reprising his film role. See more »
Goofs In playing the piano while singing "Boy Of Mine", you can see a wedding ring on Dick Haymes hand. He was married to Joanne Dru at the time the movie was being filmed. See more »
Soundtracks Bessie in a Bustle See more »
Quotes Belle La Tour: [to Mary] What are you doing in my $85 feathered robe? Take it off!
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