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Mother Machree

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Director  John Ford
Budget  750,000 USD
Duration  
Language  Silent film English
5.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Cinematography  Chester A. Lyons
Country  United States
Mother Machree movie poster
Release date  January 22, 1928 (1928-01-22)
Writer  Rida Johnson Young (from the story by), Gertrude Orr (scenario), Katherine Hilliker (titles), H.H. Caldwell (titles)
Cast  Belle Bennett, Neil Hamilton
Similar movies  Related 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


Cast

  • 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
  • John Wayne
  • Preservation

    Only 3 reels out of 7 of this movie survive, the other 4 are lost.

    References

    Mother Machree Wikipedia
    Mother Machree IMDb Mother Machree themoviedb.org


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