Irish Eyes Are Smiling Poster

Release Date: 1944

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
This biographical musical chronicles famous Irish songwriter Ernest R. Ball's (Dick Haymes) swift rise to stardom, highlighting many of his beloved melodies, including the title track, "When Irish Eyes are Smiling." Ball navigates the twists and turns of show business and falls for a dancer (June Haver). His romance eventually gets him mixed up with a dangerous crowd, including a charismatic snollygoster (Anthony Quinn) and an unsavory musical producer (Monty Woolley).

Cast: Dick Haymes, June Haver, Monty Woolley, Anthony Quinn, Beverly Whitney, Max Rosenbloom, Veda Ann Borg, Clarence Kolb

Director: Gregory Ratoff

Genres: Musical comedy

Keywords: Playful, New York City, Emotional, Rise, Love


Nominated Music (Scoring of Music -- Adaptation or Treatment)