Irish Eyes Are Smiling

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  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1944
  • Running time: 90 min
Irish Eyes Are Smiling is a 1944 musical film which chronicles the life of popular Irish song composer Ernest R. Ball. The screenplay by Earl Baldwin and John Tucker Battle is based on a story by E. A. Ellington. The film was directed by Gregory Ratoff... read more

Irish Eyes Are Smiling is a 1944 musical film which chronicles the life of popular Irish song composer Ernest R. Ball. The screenplay by Earl Baldwin and John Tucker Battle is based on a story by E. A. Ellington. The film was directed by Gregory Ratoff and produced by Damon Runyon for 20th Century Fox. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Score in 1944.

Original Release

10/19/1944

US Release

10/19/1944

Cast

Monty Woolley Edgar Brawley
June Haver Mary 'Irish' O'Neill / Mary O'Neill
Dick Haymes Ernest R. Ball
Anthony Quinn Al Jackson
Veda Ann Borg Belle La Tour
Clarence Kolb Leo Betz
Beverly Whitney Lucille Lacey
Maxie Rosenbloom Stanley Ketchel
Leonard Warren Opera Singer
Blanche Thebom Opera Singer
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Gregory Ratoff

Writers

Earl Baldwin, John Tucker Battle, E.A. Ellington

Cast

Monty Woolley Edgar Brawley
June Haver Mary 'Irish' O'Neill / Mary O'Neill
Dick Haymes Ernest R. Ball
Anthony Quinn Al Jackson
Veda Ann Borg Belle La Tour
Clarence Kolb Leo Betz
Beverly Whitney Lucille Lacey
Maxie Rosenbloom Stanley Ketchel
Leonard Warren Opera Singer
Blanche Thebom Opera Singer
Leo Mostovoy Pawnbroker
Ray Walker Hoofer
Eddie Acuff Harry
Lester Allen Heming
Gurney Bell Member of Sportsmen's Quartette
William H. Benter Minor Role
Billy Bester Minor Role
Teddy Blue Dancer
Marietta Canty Phoebe the Ladies Room Maid
Maurice Cass Dr. Medford

Producers

Editors

Harmon Jones

1945OscarBest Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture Nominated
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