Irene (1926 film)
Irene is a 1926 American silent romantic comedy film starring Colleen Moore, and partially shot in Technicolor. The film was directed by Alfred E. Green, produced by Moore's husband John McCormick, and based on the musical Irene written by James Montgomery with music and lyrics by Harry Tierney and Joseph McCarthy.
|Directed by||Alfred E. Green|
|Produced by||John McCormick|
|Written by||June Mathis|
George Marion, Jr. (titles)
by James Montgomery
George K. Arthur
|Music by||Harry Tierney|
|Cinematography||Ted D. McCord|
|Edited by||Edwin Robbins|
|Distributed by||First National Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
- Colleen Moore as Irene O'Dare
- Lloyd Hughes as Donald Marshall
- George K. Arthur as Madame Lucy
- Maryon Aye as Helen Cheston
- Ida Darling as Mrs. Warren Marshall
- Edward Earle as Larry Hadley
- Bess Flowers as Jane Gilmour
- Betty Francisco as Cordelia Smith (Uncredited)
- Cora Macey as Mrs. Gilmour
- Charles Murray as Pa O'Dare
- Eva Novak as Eleanor Hadley
- Kate Price as Ma O'Dare
- Laurence Wheat as Bob Harrison
- Lydia Yeamans Titus as Mrs. Cheston
The scenes which were shot in Technicolor cost a total amount of $100,000. The total budget of the film was $1,500,000.
This was the fourth of five films, in three years, with Moore and Hughes starring in the lead roles. They also appeared together in The Huntress (1923), Sally (1925), The Desert Flower (1925) and Ella Cinders (1926).
This was the final film of actress Marion Aye, who started appearing on film in 1919 as one of the uncredited Sennett Bathing Beauties; she continued to work in vaudeville, and committed suicide in 1951.
- Dutch film magazine Het Weekblad: Cinema & Theater #145
- IMDB entry
- "All Visual Works with both Colleen Moore and Lloyd Hughes". IMDb. Retrieved November 18, 2020.
- Marion Aye Archived November 17, 2015, at the Wayback Machine at marionaye.blogspot.com
- Progressive Silent Film List: Irene at silentera.com
- Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, p. 90, c.1978 by the American Film Institute)