The Luck of the Irish (1948 film)
|The Luck of the Irish|
|Directed by||Henry Koster|
|Produced by||Fred Kohlmar|
|Written by||Philip Dunne|
Lee J. Cobb
|Music by||Cyril Mockridge|
|Edited by||J. Watson Webb Jr.|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
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
- "THE LUCK OF THE IRISH(1948) ALSO KNOWN AS: FOR FEAR OF LITTLE MEN / LEAVE IT TO THE IRISH / THAT OLD MAGIC / THE SHAMROCK TOUCH". Turner Classic Movies. tcm.com. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
- "The Luck of the Irish". FilmAffinity. filmaffinity.com. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
- "Those Were the Days". Nostalgia Digest. 39 (1): 32–41. Winter 2013.
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