My Wild Irish Rose
|My Wild Irish Rose|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||David Butler|
|Written by||Peter Milne|
|Music by||Max Steiner|
William V. Skall
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
|December 27, 1947|
|Box office||$3.4 million (US rentals) or $4,890,000|
A fictionalized bio-pic of Chauncey Olcott, the film traces the rise of an Irish-American tenor to stardom at the end of the 19th century and start of the 20th.
Olcott's original composition of the same name was included in the film's music and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Scoring of a Musical Picture.
- Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. See Appendix 1, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, (1995) 15:sup1, 1-31 p 28 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
- "Top Grossers of 1948", Variety 5 January 1949 p 46
- "My Wild Irish Rose" – via www.imdb.com.