My Wild Irish Rose (1922 film)

My Wild Irish Rose is a lost[1] 1922 American silent drama film directed by David Smith and based on Dion Boucicault's 19th century play The Shaughraun. It was produced and released by the Vitagraph Company of America.[2][3]

My Wild Irish Rose
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Directed byDavid Smith
Produced byAlbert E. Smith
Based onThe Shaughraun
by Dion Boucicault
CinematographyStephen Smith Jr.
Distributed byVitagraph Company of America
Release date
  • August 30, 1922 (1922-08-30)
Running time
7 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


Based on the play The Shaughraun, this is the story of Robert Ffolliat, a young Irish lad, who is done out of his land and sent off to a penal colony in Australia following false accusations by the greedy Kinchella. Conn the Shaughraun comes to his rescue, helps him to escape from the prison ship and return to Ireland where he is united with his sweetheart.



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