Release dateSeptember 15, 1948 (1948-09-15) WriterPhilip Dunne, Constance Jones (novel), Guy Jones (novel) CastTyrone Power (Stephen Fitzgerald), Anne Baxter (Nora), Cecil Kellaway (Horace (A Leprechaun)), Lee J. Cobb (David C. Augur), James Todd, Jayne Meadows (Frances Augur) Similar moviesLeprechaun 4: In Space, Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood, Leprechaun, Leprechaun 3, Leprechaun in the Hood, Darby O'Gill and the Little People
The luck of the irish 1948
The Luck of the Irish is a 1948 film with Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Lee J. Cobb, Cecil Kellaway, and Jayne Meadows.
Stephen Fitzgerald (Tyrone Power), a newspaper reporter from New York, meets a leprechaun (Cecil Kellaway) and a beautiful young woman (Anne Baxter) while traveling in Ireland. When he returns to his fiancée (Jayne Meadows) and her wealthy father (Lee J. Cobb) in the midst of a political campaign in New York, he finds that the leprechaun and the young woman are now in the big city as well. Stephen is torn between the wealth he might enjoy in New York or returning to his roots in Ireland.
Tyrone Power as Fitzgerald
Anne Baxter as Nora
Cecil Kellaway as Horace
Lee J. Cobb as David
Jayne Meadows as Frances
Awards and nominations
Best Supporting Actor (nomination) - Cecil Kellaway
The Luck of the Irish was presented on Lux Radio Theatre on CBS December 27, 1948. The adaptation starred Dana Andrews, Baxter, and Stanley Holloway.