Three Cheers for the Irish

Three Cheers for the Irish is a 1940 comedy film directed by Lloyd Bacon, written by Richard Macaulay and Jerry Wald, and starring Priscilla Lane, Thomas Mitchell and Dennis Morgan. The supporting cast features Virginia Grey, Alan Hale, Sr. and William Lundigan. The plot involves a veteran police officer (Mitchell) forced into retirement only to learn that his replacement (Morgan), whom he detests, is romancing his daughter (Lane). The film was released by Warner Bros. on March 16, 1940.[1][2]

Three Cheers for the Irish
Theatrical release poster
Directed byLloyd Bacon
Produced bySamuel Bischoff
Screenplay byRichard Macaulay
Jerry Wald
StarringPriscilla Lane
Thomas Mitchell
Dennis Morgan
Virginia Grey
Irene Hervey
Alan Hale, Sr.
Music byAdolph Deutsch
CinematographyCharles Rosher
Edited byWilliam Holmes
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • March 16, 1940 (1940-03-16)
Running time
99 minutes
CountryUnited States




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  2. "Three Cheers for the Irish (1940) - Overview". Retrieved 2015-06-16.
  3. "Three Cheers for the Irish". Retrieved 18 December 2015.
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