Mother Machree (1928)

Mother Machree





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Having lost her husband to a lightning storm, Ellen McHugh vows to take her son away from Ireland and bring him up in America. Upon her arrival in the States, Ellen is unable to secure a job, forcing her to accept employment as a fabricated "freak" with a carnival sideshow.

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Gertrude Orr
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as Ellen McHugh

as Brian McHugh

as Brian as Child

as Harpist of Wexford

as Rachel van Studdifor...

as Edith Cutting

as Mrs. Cutting

as Edith Cutting as Chi...

as Robert De Puyster

as Irish priest

as Signor Bellini

as Brian McHugh, Sr.
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John Wayne plays a cameo in John Ford's melodrama, in which the star is Victor McLaglen, but it marks the beginning of a long fruitful collaboartion with Ford

Full Review… | March 24, 2011

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