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The Luck of the Irish (1920)

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70 min | Drama

William Grogan ( James Kirkwood ), lives in New York city and meets the outside world only through the little basement window of his plumbing shop. One day he sees and falls in love with a pretty pair of feet, belonging to Ruth Warren ( ...See moreWilliam Grogan ( James Kirkwood ), lives in New York city and meets the outside world only through the little basement window of his plumbing shop. One day he sees and falls in love with a pretty pair of feet, belonging to Ruth Warren ( Anna Q. Nilsson ), a schoolteacher who is lusted after by Norton Colburton, a dissolute playboy. Ruth is about to marry Colburton, but at the last minute runs away and decides to take a Cook's tour. On the boat, she meets Grogan, who has inherited a fortune, and recognizing the feet, he falls in love with their owner. Meanwhile, Colburton sends a henchman to locate Ruth. In various foreign cities, Grogan is attacked and Ruth is accosted by Colburton, who has followed her. Finally, Ruth is imprisoned in a house of prostitution, Grogan comes to her rescue, and the two are married. Written by Pamela Short See less
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Harold McGrath (novel) (as Harold MacGrath)
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Updated Jan 5, 1920

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Feb 1920 (United States)

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James Kirkwood
William Grogan William Grogan   See fewer
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Anna Q. Nilsson
Ruth Warren Ruth Warren   See fewer
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Harry Northrup
Richard Camden Richard Camden   See fewer
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Ward Crane
Norton Colburton Norton Colburton   See fewer
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Gertrude Messinger
The Kid's Romance (as Gertrude Messenger) The Kid's Romance (as Gertrude Messenger)   See fewer
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Rose Dione
The Malay Street Woman (as Madame Dione) The Malay Street Woman (as Madame Dione)   See fewer
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Louise Lester
The Landlady The Landlady   See fewer
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Claire Windsor
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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2.8 / 10 | 11 votes