The Luck of the Irish (1948)

The Luck of the Irish (1948)

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A semi-fantasy with sociological overtones, this film stars Tyrone Power as an American journalist visiting the home of his ancestors in Ireland. Power encounters a jolly old man who claims to be a leprechaun -- and proves it to the journalist's satisfaction.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Classics , Comedy , Drama , Science Fiction & Fantasy , Romance
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Runtime:
Studio:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation

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Cast

Tyrone Power
as Stephen Fitzgerald
Cecil Kellaway
as Horace Lee
Lee J. Cobb
as D.C. Augur
James Todd
as Bill Clark
Jayne Meadows
as Frances Augur
Phil Brown
as Higginbotham
Charles Irwin
as Cornelius
Louise Lorimer
as Augur's Secretary
Tim Ryan
as Patrolman Clancy
Harry Antrim
as Sen. Ransom
Margaret Wells
as Mrs. Augur
Douglas Gerrard
as Receptionist
Tito Vuolo
as Greek Vendor
William Swingley
as Terrance
Tom Stevenson
as Gentleman's Gentleman
Dorothy Neumann
as Employment Agency Manager
Ruth Clifford
as Secretary
Hollis Jewell
as Cab Driver
Eddie Parks
as Pickpocket
John Roy
as Subway Guard
Norman Leavitt
as Milkman
Alberto Morin
as Captain of the Waiters
Ann Frederick
as Hatcheck Girl
George Melford
as Doorman
Frank Mitchell
as Irish Dancer
Jimmy O'Brien
as Singer
Marion Marshall
as Secretary
Claribel Bessel
as The Bride
John Davidson
as Reporter
Wilson Wood
as Reporter
Don Brodie
as Reporter
Gene Garrick
as Reporter
Robert Adler
as Reporter
Robert Karnes
as Reporter
John Roy
as Subway Guard
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Critic Reviews for The Luck of the Irish

All Critics (1)

Cecil Kellaway received a Supporting Actor nomination for playing a leprechaun in this whimsical fantasy-comedy, starring Tyrone Power.

Full Review… | August 7, 2012
EmanuelLevy.Com

Audience Reviews for The Luck of the Irish

One of the slew of Hollywood movies celebrating all things Irish, this one's also got a chestnut about "do you wanna work for The Man or for yourself?" added. There are touches of the old TV show Bewitched in places but movie fans will love seeing where James Cameron lifted the whole below decks sequences of Titanic (dancing with the poor but happy lower classes), lifted near the whole thing. The stars have not only their usual chemistry, but done with an Irish brogue as well. S'okay.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

"Cecil Kellaway received a Supporting Actor nomination for playing a leprechaun in this whimsical fantasy-comedy, starring Tyrone Power."

Greg Wood
Greg Wood
½

Charming little trifle. Ty is well cast, Anne Baxter charming and Jayne Meadows is effective, chic but not yet the lacquered phony she eventually evolved into too. However the picture is stolen by Cecil Kellaway when ever he appears with that irrestible twinkle in his eye.

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

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