GenreComedy, Drama Story byAustin Strong CountryUnited States
Release dateSeptember 26, 1946 (1946-09-26) Based onThree Wise Fools
by Austin Strong WriterJohn McDermott (screenplay), John McDermott (story), James OHanlon (screenplay), Austin Strong (play) CastMargaret O'Brien (Sheila O'Monahan), Lionel Barrymore (Dr. Richard Gaunght), Lewis Stone (Judge James Trumbell), Thomas Mitchell (Terence Alaysius O'Davern), Edward Arnold (Theodore Findley), Ray Collins (Judge Watson) Similar moviesSurvivor, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, Annie, Slumdog Millionaire
TaglineFOR YOUR HEART'S SAKE SEE IT!
Three Wise Fools is a 1946 film adaptation of Austin Strong's Broadway play of the same name. A young Irish orphan girl (portrayed by Margaret O'Brien) softens the hearts of three hardened old bachelors (played by Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone, and Edward Arnold) who were once unsuccessful suitors of her grandmother many years before.