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My Wild Irish Rose (1947)

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101 min | Biography, Musical

The life of Irish tenor Chauncey Olcott is chronicled from his childhood to his days as the toast of New York. In between, his rise to the top is complicated by romances with two women: his true love Rose Donovan and stage star Lillian ...See moreThe life of Irish tenor Chauncey Olcott is chronicled from his childhood to his days as the toast of New York. In between, his rise to the top is complicated by romances with two women: his true love Rose Donovan and stage star Lillian Russell, who wants to make him a star. Written by Daniel Bubbeo See less
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Writers
Peter Milne (screen play) | Rita Olcott (based upon a book by)
Cinematographers
Arthur Edeson | William V. Skall (as William R. Skall)
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Updated Dec 24, 1947

Release date
Dec 27, 1947 (United States)

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78 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Dennis Morgan
Chauncey Olcott Chauncey Olcott   See fewer
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Arlene Dahl
Rose Donovan Rose Donovan   See fewer
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Andrea King
Lillian Russell Lillian Russell   See fewer
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Alan Hale
John Donovan John Donovan   See fewer
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George Tobias
Nick Popolis Nick Popolis   See fewer
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George O'Brien
'Duke' Muldoon 'Duke' Muldoon   See fewer
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Sara Allgood
Mrs. Brennan Mrs. Brennan   See fewer
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Ben Blue
Hopper Hopper   See fewer
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William Frawley
William Scanlon William Scanlon   See fewer
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Don McGuire
Terry O'Rourke Terry O'Rourke   See fewer
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Paul Stanton
Augustus Piton Augustus Piton   See fewer
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George Cleveland
Captain Brennan Captain Brennan   See fewer
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Clifton Young
Joe Brennan Joe Brennan   See fewer
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Oscar O'Shea
Pat Daly Pat Daly   See fewer
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William B. Davidson
Brewster - Three Tycoons (as William Davidson) Brewster - Three Tycoons (as William Davidson)   See fewer
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Douglas Wood
Rawson - Three Tycoons Rawson - Three Tycoons   See fewer
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Charles Marsh
Stone - Three Tycoons Stone - Three Tycoons   See fewer
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Igor Dega
Dance Specialty Dance Specialty   See fewer
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Pierre Andre
Dance Specialty Dance Specialty   See fewer
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The Three Dunhills
Dance Specialty Dance Specialty   See fewer
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Lou Wills Jr.
Dance Specialty Dance Specialty   See fewer
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George Anderson
Plainclothesman (uncredited) Plainclothesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Anderson
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sylvia Andrew
Cleaning Woman (uncredited) Cleaning Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rodney Bell
Pat (uncredited) Pat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brooks Benedict
Irishman (uncredited) Irishman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph E. Bernard
Bus Driver (uncredited) Bus Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Monte Blue
Replacement Barman (uncredited) Replacement Barman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Campeau
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Castle
Cleaning Woman (uncredited) Cleaning Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lilly Christine
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Clark
Jeremiah Mahoney - Justice of the Peace (uncredited) Jeremiah Mahoney - Justice of the Peace (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Coleman
Lillian Russell Fan (uncredited) Lillian Russell Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chester Conklin
Man Escorted Out of Theatre by Police (uncredited) Man Escorted Out of Theatre by Police (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heinie Conklin
Man escorted out of Theatre by Police (uncredited) Man escorted out of Theatre by Police (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gino Corrado
Maitre d' (uncredited) Maitre d' (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kernan Cripps
Heckler (uncredited) Heckler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Devlin
Man in Olympic Theatre Balco (uncredited) Man in Olympic Theatre Balco (uncredited)   See fewer
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Penny Edwards
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ross Ford
Webb's Secretary (uncredited) Webb's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sol Gorss
Terry's Bruiser (uncredited) Terry's Bruiser (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Gould
Mr. O'Rourke (uncredited) Mr. O'Rourke (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy M. Greene
Riverboat Captain (uncredited) Riverboat Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Winifred Harris
Mother on Stage (uncredited) Mother on Stage (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Heindorf
Orchestra Leader in Finale (uncredited) Orchestra Leader in Finale (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmie Horan
Man in Balcony (uncredited) Man in Balcony (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brandon Hurst
Michael the Gardener (uncredited) Michael the Gardener (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Kane
Joe Webb (uncredited) Joe Webb (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
Heckler (uncredited) Heckler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peggy Knudsen
Eileen - Leading Lady (uncredited) Eileen - Leading Lady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Faith Kruger
Wife (uncredited) Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Florence Lake
Diner at White Horse Tavern (uncredited) Diner at White Horse Tavern (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Lomas
Minstrel Trouper in Tavern (uncredited) Minstrel Trouper in Tavern (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Lowell
Tenor (uncredited) Tenor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philo McCullough
Theatre Manager (uncredited) Theatre Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank McLure
Irishman (uncredited) Irishman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mills
Applauding Show Spectator (uncredited) Applauding Show Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard M. Mitchell
Man at White Horse Tavern (uncredited) Man at White Horse Tavern (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kristin Morgan
Girl in 'Wee Rose of Killarney' Number (uncredited) Girl in 'Wee Rose of Killarney' Number (uncredited)   See fewer
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Johnnie Morris
Heckler (uncredited) Heckler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forbes Murray
Father on Stage (uncredited) Father on Stage (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Panzer
Waiter Bringing Bill (uncredited) Waiter Bringing Bill (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Parker
Terry's Bruiser (uncredited) Terry's Bruiser (uncredited)   See fewer
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Susanne Rosser
Tall Sexy Girl (uncredited) Tall Sexy Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wally Ruth
Minstrel Show Drummer (uncredited) Minstrel Show Drummer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cy Schindell
Man in Olympic Theatre Balcony (uncredited) Man in Olympic Theatre Balcony (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Stevenson
Mr. Lee - Show Director (uncredited) Mr. Lee - Show Director (uncredited)   See fewer
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Amzie Strickland
Diner at White Horse Tavern (uncredited) Diner at White Horse Tavern (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brick Sullivan
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Andrew Tombes
Herman Baxter - Bartender (uncredited) Herman Baxter - Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emmett Vogan
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo White
Performer in Twirly Whirly show (uncredited) Performer in Twirly Whirly show (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Williams
Husband (uncredited) Husband (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eric Wilton
Show Spectator in Loge (uncredited) Show Spectator in Loge (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 319 votes