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(1926) American
Color/B&W : Nine reels / 8400 feet
Directed by Alfred E. Green

Cast: Colleen Moore [Irene O’Dare], Lloyd Hughes [Donald Marshall], George K. Arthur [Madame Lucy], Charles Murray [Pa O’Dare], Kate Price [Ma O’Dare], Ida Darling [Mrs. Warren Marshall], Eva Novak [Eleanor Hadley], Edward Earle [Larry Hadley], Laurence Wheat [Bob Harrison], Maryon Aye [Helen Cheston], Bess Flowers [Jane Gilmour], Lydia Yeamans Titus [Mrs. Cheston], Cora Macey [Mrs. Gilmour]

First National Pictures, Incorporated, production; distributed by First National Pictures, Incorporated. / Scenario by Rex Taylor, with editorial direction and continuity by June Mathis, from the musical play Irene by James H. Montgomery (play), and Harry Tierney and Joseph McCarthy (music and lyrics). Art direction by John D. Schulze. Costume design by Cora McGeachy. Comedy construction by Mervyn LeRoy. Lighting effects by Lawrence Kennedy. Cinematography by T.D. McCord. Intertitles by George Marion Jr. Edited by Edwin Robbins. Music score by Harry Tierney and Joseph McCarthy. Presented by John McCormick. / Released 21 February 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. Technicolor two-strip color process sequences.


Survival status: Print exists (with fashion show Technicolor sequences intact) in the Library of Congress film archive.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Color cinematography - Department stores - Fashion shows - Irish - USA: New York: New York

Listing updated: 31 May 2009.

References: Basten-Technicolor p. 169; Drew-Speaking pp. 161, 173, 176-177, 282; Higashi-Virgins pp. 103, 105; Shipman-Cinema p. 93; Vermilye-Twenties p. 140 : Website-AFI.

Home video: DVD.

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