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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.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Romance, Drama
Written By: Gertrude Orr
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Belle Bennett
as Ellen McHugh
Neil Hamilton
as Brian McHugh
Philippe DeLacy
as Brian as Child
Ted McNamara
as Harpist of Wexford
Eulalie Jensen
as Rachel van Studdifor...
Constance Howard
as Edith Cutting
Ethel Clayton
as Mrs. Cutting
Joyce Wirard
as Edith Cutting as Chi...
Pat Somerset
as Robert De Puyster
John MacSweeney
as Irish priest
Jacques Rollens
as Signor Bellini
Rodney Hildebrand
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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