Mother Machree

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Mother Machree

carnival widow housekeeper little people partially lost film

Mother Machree

Release Date: December 19, 1927

Year    :   1927
Slogan    :   «No blarney - This is a Gem from the EMERALD ISLE!»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Fox Film Corporation
Director    :   John Ford
Producers    :   John Ford
Writers    :   Gertrude Orr, Katherine Hilliker, H.H. Caldwell, Rida Johnson Young
RunTime    :   75 mins.

Ellen McHugh, a poor Irish immigrant to America, finds work in a carnival and is thus able to send her son Brian to a fine school. But when her position is found out, the school expels Brian. Mrs. McHugh feels compelled to allow the school principal and his wife to adopt Brian. The widow McHugh becomes a housekeeper and raises her employer's daughter Edith, who grows up to fall in love with Brian McHugh.

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