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The Shamrock Handicap
B&W : Six reels / 5685 feet
Directed by John Ford
Cast: Janet Gaynor [Lady Sheila O’Hara], Leslie Fenton [Neil Ross], Willard Louis [Orville Finch], J. Farrell MacDonald [Con O’Shea], Claire McDowell [Molly O’Shea], Louis Payne [Sir Miles O’Hara], Georgie Harris [Jockey Benny Ginsberg], Andy Clark [‘Chesty’ Morgan], Ely Reynolds [‘Virus Cakes’]; Thomas Delmar [Michael], Brandon Hurst [the procurer]
Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation [A John Ford Production]. / Scenario by John Stone, from a screen story by Peter B. Kyne (Peter Bernard Kyne). Assistant director, Edward O’Fearna. Photographed (cinematography) by George Schneiderman. Titles (intertitles) by Elizabeth Pickett. Presented by William Fox. / © 26 April 1926 by Fox Film Corporation [LP22716]. Released 2 May 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Ford’s first film with an Irish theme.
Survival status: Print exists in the Museum of Modern Art film archive.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 5 October 2010.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Gallagher-Ford pp. 34, 35, 56, 86, 467; McIlroy-Ireland pp. 158, 180-181; Sinclair-Ford pp. 40, 236-237 : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.