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The Luck of the Irish (1948) was a Fantasy - Comedy Film directed by Henry Koster and produced by Fred Kohlmar.

Academy Awards 1948 --- Ceremony Number 21 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActorCecil KellawayNominated
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Noir Nook: The Luck of the Irish (and not so Irish)

By Karen Burroughs Hansberry on Mar 16, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

The Luck of the Irish (and not so Irish) The month of March is known for many things ? the beginning of spring, the start of Daylight Savings Time…and St. Patrick?s Day! Where I?m from, in Chicago, we dye the local river green to acknowledge this foremost patron saint of Ireland ? and with thi... Read full article


The Luck of the Irish ( 1948 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Mar 17, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"You don't always wait for an invitation to follow the brave music of a distant drum" It's not often when a man is clever enough and quick enough to capture a leprechaun. While travelling in Ireland, Steven Fitzgerald ( Tyrone Power ) does just that and then, having done so, lets the leprechaun fre... Read full article


The Luck of the Irish ( 1948 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Mar 17, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"You don't always wait for an invitation to follow the brave music of a distant drum" It's not often when a man is clever enough and quick enough to capture a leprechaun. While travelling in Ireland, Steven Fitzgerald ( Tyrone Power ) does just that and then, having done so, lets the leprechaun fre... Read full article


The Luck of the Irish ( 1948 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Mar 17, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"You don't always wait for an invitation to follow the brave music of a distant drum" It's not often when a man is clever enough and quick enough to capture a leprechaun. While travelling in Ireland, Steven Fitzgerald ( Tyrone Power ) does just that and then, having done so, lets the leprechaun fre... Read full article


The Luck of the Irish ( 1948 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Mar 17, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"You don't always wait for an invitation to follow the brave music of a distant drum" It's not often when a man is clever enough and quick enough to capture a leprechaun. While travelling in Ireland, Steven Fitzgerald ( Tyrone Power ) does just that and then, having done so, lets the leprechaun fre... Read full article


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Quotes from

Frances Augur: You needn't smile quite so cordially when you tip hat check girls. Gives them ideas.
Stephen Fitzgerald: Well, she gave me a couple.


Stephen Fitzgerald: I thought the traditional thing for leprechauns was a glass of milk.
Tatie: [Offended] Milk! Good night, Mr. Fitzgerald!


David C. Augur: Do you know the oldest and noblest occupation of them all?
Stephen Fitzgerald: I think so.
David C. Augur: [after an embarrassing pause] I mean politics.
Stephen Fitzgerald: Well, you'll admit there are certain points of similarity.


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Facts about

The Irish sequences were tinted green for the original release.
Anne Baxter refers to someone who owns a boat named Sean O'Fearna as the man who can take Tyrone Power out of the Irish village. In fact, Sean O'Fearna is the real name of director John Ford.
Jayne Meadows found herself on the set of another Tyrone Power film when she accompanied her husband, screenwriter 'Milton Krim', to Italy for the filming of Prince of Foxes.
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