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3 Cheers for the Irish (1940)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 16 March 1940 (USA)
Peter Casey has been with the New York City police department for 25 years. He's totally surprised when he's asked to retire on his 25th anniversary with the force. He's even more ... See full summary »

Director:

Lloyd Bacon

Writers:

Richard Macaulay (original screenplay), Jerry Wald (original screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Priscilla Lane ... Maureen Casey
Thomas Mitchell ... Peter Casey
Dennis Morgan ... Angus Ferguson
Virginia Grey ... Patricia Casey
Irene Hervey ... Heloise Casey
Alan Hale ... Gallagher
William Lundigan ... Michael Flaherty
Frank Jenks ... Ed McKean
Henry Armetta ... Tony
Morgan Conway ... Joe Niklas
Alec Craig ... Callaghan
J.M. Kerrigan ... Scanlon
Cliff Clark Cliff Clark ... Mara
William B. Davidson ... Police Commissioner (as William Davidson)
Joe King ... Police Captain
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Storyline

Peter Casey has been with the New York City police department for 25 years. He's totally surprised when he's asked to retire on his 25th anniversary with the force. He's even more unprepared for the romance that develops between his favorite daughter, Maureen, and the Scottish cop who takes over his beat. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Hey! This is where your worries end...and all your laughs begin! In a hit that's made to order...for the wearin' of the grin!

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fogo nas Veias See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film's earliest documented telecast took place in Tucson Saturday 6 October 1956 on KDWI (Channel 9); it first aired in Indianapolis Friday 4 January 1957 on WISH (Channel 8), in Miami Sunday 3 February 1957 on WTVJ (Channel 4), in Phoenix Monday 11 February 1957 on KVAR (Channel 12), and in San Diego CA Sunday 17 March 1957 on KFMB (Channel 8). See more »

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The Wearing of the Green
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Traditional
Played during the opening credits
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You're a "scotchman"!!!
21 December 2000 | by stevearenoSee all my reviews

This film is backed by an excellent cast. Priscilla Lane and Dennis Morgan make a sweet couple. Dennis, (Angus Ferguson), is constantly bothered by Priscilla's father because he is Scottish and took over her father's policeman job when he had to leave the force. Will love conquer? Find out when you watch this fast-paced great film. Very Much recommended!


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