My Wild Irish Rose
|My Wild Irish Rose|
|Directed by||David Butler|
|Written by||Peter Milne|
|Music by||Max Steiner|
William V. Skall
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
|December 27, 1947|
|Box office||$3.4 million (US rentals) or $4,890,000|
A fictionalized biopic of Chauncey Olcott, the movie traces the rise of an Irish-American tenor to stardom at the end of the 19th century and start of the 20th.
Olcott's original composition of the same name was included in the film's music and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Scoring of a Musical Picture.
According to Warner Bros. records, the film earned $3,921,000 in the U.S. and $969,000 in other markets.
- Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. See Appendix 1, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, (1995) 15:sup1, 1-31 p 28 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
- "Top Grossers of 1948", Variety 5 January 1949 p 46
- "My Wild Irish Rose" – via www.imdb.com.
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