The Luck of the Irish (1936 film)
The Luck of the Irish is a British drama film directed by Donovan Pedelty, and starring Richard Hayward and Kay Walsh. It was based on a novel by Victor Haddick, and written by Victor Haddick and Donovan Pedelty.
|The Luck of the Irish|
|Directed by||Donovan Pedelty|
|Produced by||Victor M. Greene |
|Written by||Donovan Pedelty |
Victor Haddick (novel)
|Starring||Richard Hayward |
|Music by||Hubert Bath|
|Distributed by||Paramount British Pictures|
|15 September 1936|
It was made as a quota film at Elstree Studios. The production company Crusade Films had a contract to supply films for release by the British subsidiary of Paramount Pictures. The film's sets were designed by the art director Andrew Mazzei.
An Irishman tries to save his ancestral home through the fortunes of a racehorse.
- Richard Hayward as Sam Mulhern
- Nan Cullen as Widow Whistler
- Charles Fagan as Sergeant Doyle
- Meta Grainger as Lady O'Donnel
- Harold Griffin as Simon Reid
- John M. Henderson as Sir Richard O'Donnel
- R. H. MacCandless as Gavin Grogan
- Niall MacGinnis as Derek O'Neill
- Jimmy Mageean as Sir Brian O'Neill
- Charlotte Tedlie as Hortense O'Neill
- Kay Walsh as Eileen O'Donnel
- Wood, p. 86
- Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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