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His Family Tree (1935)

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69 min | Comedy

When his son doesn't respond to his many letters, Patrick Murphy decides to leave Ireland and visit his son in America. But upon arriving in Center City Patrick discovers that his son, who is running for Mayor, has changed the family name ...See moreWhen his son doesn't respond to his many letters, Patrick Murphy decides to leave Ireland and visit his son in America. But upon arriving in Center City Patrick discovers that his son, who is running for Mayor, has changed the family name to Murfree. After his daughter-in-law makes it clear that the old gent's Celtic influence isn't welcome at the Murfree home, Patrick realizes that it is up to him to restore his son's pride in his Irish heritage. Written by Chris Stone See less
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Writers
Patrick Kearney (play "Old Man Murphy") | Harry Wagstaff Gribble (play "Old Man Murphy") | Joel Sayre (screenplay) | John Twist (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Lucien N. Andriot (photographed by) (as Lucien Andriot)
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Updated Sep 29, 1935

Release date
Sep 29, 1935 (United States)

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22 cast members
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James Barton
Patrick 'Bosun' Murphy Patrick 'Bosun' Murphy   See fewer
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Margaret Callahan
Elinor Murfree - aka Murphy Elinor Murfree - aka Murphy   See fewer
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Jack Randall
Mike Donovan (as Addison Randall) Mike Donovan (as Addison Randall)   See fewer
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Maureen Delaney
Nellie Oulihan (as Maureen Delany) Nellie Oulihan (as Maureen Delany)   See fewer
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William Harrigan
Charles Murfree - aka Murphy Charles Murfree - aka Murphy   See fewer
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Marjorie Gateson
Margaret 'Maggie' Murfree - aka Murphy Margaret 'Maggie' Murfree - aka Murphy   See fewer
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Phillip Trent
Dudley Weatherby (as Clifford Jones) Dudley Weatherby (as Clifford Jones)   See fewer
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Ray Mayer
Bat Gilligan Bat Gilligan   See fewer
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Herman Bing
Mr. 'Stony' Stonehill Mr. 'Stony' Stonehill   See fewer
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Pat Moriarity
Terrence 'Terry' Gilligan (as Pat Moriarty) Terrence 'Terry' Gilligan (as Pat Moriarty)   See fewer
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Charles Coleman
Hopkins Hopkins   See fewer
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Ferdinand Munier
Mayor John J. Holtsapple Mayor John J. Holtsapple   See fewer
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Orville Caldwell
Julius - Mayor's Henchman Julius - Mayor's Henchman   See fewer
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William Lemuels
Brannigan Brannigan   See fewer
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Mrs. James Barton
Irish Dancer Irish Dancer   See fewer
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Ed Brady
Seated Pub Sailor (uncredited) Seated Pub Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Homans
Pub Sailor at Bar (uncredited) Pub Sailor at Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mills
Frank - Mayor's Henchman-Kidnapper (uncredited) Frank - Mayor's Henchman-Kidnapper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bruce Mitchell
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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William H. O'Brien
Man at Mayoral Debate (uncredited) Man at Mayoral Debate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat O'Malley
Seated Pub Sailor (uncredited) Seated Pub Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Duke York
Henchman with Frank (uncredited) Henchman with Frank (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 36 votes