Irene (1940)



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In this remake of the 1926 silent hit (which was in turn based on a hit musical from 1919), Anna Neagle stars as Irene O'Dare, an Irish girl of humble beginnings who comes to New York in search of work. She finds a place as a shopgirl at a fashionable and expensive boutique managed by Mr. Smith (Roland Young). Irene does well at her new job and soon finds that two wealthy men are vying for her affections. Don Marshall (Ray Milland), the owner of the store, is much attracted to Irene, but so is … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Musical & Performing Arts
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Written By: Alice Duer Miller
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as Irene O'Dare

as Donald "Don" Marshal...

as Mr. Smith

as Robert "Bob" Vincent

as Granny O'Dare

as Mrs. Herman Vincent

as Betherton

as Eleanor Worth

as Jane McGee

as Lillian

as Princess Minetti

as Michael O'Dare

as Emily Newlands Grey

as Emily Newlands Grey

as Guest

as Susie Smith

as Biffy Webster, the C...

as Usher

as Dance Extra

as Dance Extra

as Gardener

as Mrs. Marshall

as Dumont, the Couturie...

as Gardener
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Sweet film with top flight cast, and the color sequence is a knockout, that is missing something that would take it to a higher level. Tries for gossamer charm but doesn't quite achieve it. Pleasant but no more.

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