GenreDrama CinematographyChester A. Lyons CountryUnited States
Release dateJanuary 22, 1928 (1928-01-22) WriterRida Johnson Young (from the story by), Gertrude Orr (scenario), Katherine Hilliker (titles), H.H. Caldwell (titles) CastBelle Bennett, Neil Hamilton Similar moviesRelated John Ford movies
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Mother Machree is a 1928 silent film, directed by John Ford, based on the 1924 work The Story of Mother Machree by Rida Johnson Young about a poor Irish immigrant in America. Rida Johnson Young had invented Mother Machree in a stage show in 1910. John Wayne had a minor role in the film.
Mother machree sung by michael o dwyer
Belle Bennett as Mother Machree (Ellen McHugh)
Neil Hamilton as Brian McHugh, aka Brian van Studdiford
Victor McLaglen as The Giant of Kilkenny (Terence O'Dowd)
Constance Howard as Edith Cutting
Philippe De Lacy as Brian McHugh (as a child)
Ted McNamara as The Harper of Wexford
Billy Platt as The Dwarf of Munster (Pips) (billed as William Platt)
Eulalie Jensen as Rachel van Studdiford
Pat Somerset as Bobby de Puyster
Only 3 reels out of 7 of this movie survive, the other 4 are lost.