Irish and Proud of It (film)
Irish and Proud of It is a 1936 British-Irish comedy film directed by Donovan Pedelty and starring Richard Hayward, Dinah Sheridan and Liam Gaffney. In the film, a popular London-based Irish singer announces one evening how much he would love to go home to his home village in rural Ireland. For a prank, some of his friends take him up on this offer. He is kidnapped and deposited on a wild moor. He returns to the village of his youth, slightly disorientated, and battles an American gangster who has taken control of the settlement.
|Irish and Proud of It|
|Directed by||Donovan Pedelty|
|Produced by||Victor M. Greene |
|Written by||Dorothea Donn-Byrne |
|Starring||Richard Hayward |
|Music by||Colin Wark|
|Cinematography||Germain Burger |
|Edited by||Hans Nieter|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Country||Irish Free State |
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