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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!

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Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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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

In the film, Peter works at the 12th Precinct by the number on his uniform lapel. That precinct was closed on December 1, 1916. It was located at 205 Mulberry St., between Spring and Kenmare Streets in the Nolita section of Lower Manhattan. The precinct building still stands and has been converted into eight condominiums, each priced in the millions, with retail/office space on the first floor. See more »

Soundtracks

Comin' Thro' the Rye
(uncredited)
Music traditional
Whistled often by Dennis Morgan
Hummed by Priscilla Lane
Played as part of the score
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Wonderful Film
11 September 2008 | by larryludwigpilotSee all my reviews

This is simply a wonderful film made during the glory days of Hollywood which sadly are LONG GONE. One of the last interviews with Bette Davis said it all...you had to be a leading actor to be a "star" in Hollywood.. but by the 50's anyone that was in a film now carried that title. There are no BIG STARS in this film, but you will recognize Alan Hale who always makes me laugh. This movie with such fine actors/actresses Lane,Morgan,Mitchell show their craft and skills in every scene the way that films were intended to be made. It's just a delightful movie that gives you 90 minutes of fun and clever dialog. Just enjoy it.


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