My Wild Irish Rose Poster

Release Date: 1947

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
In this musical, Chauncey Olcott (Dennis Morgan) -- a character based on the real-life 19th-century singer-songwriter -- starts off as a minstrel show performer, but his life and career completely change when singer Lillian Russell (Andrea King) gives him a starring role in a Broadway show. Olcott's girlfriend, Rose (Arlene Dahl), gets jealous, suspecting an affair. But in spite of his relationship battles, Olcott's star rises with a series of ballads, including the title track.

Cast: Dennis Morgan, Arlene Dahl, Andrea King, Alan Hale, George Tobias, George O'Brien, Sara Allgood, Ben Blue

Director: David Butler

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Inspiring, Pursuit, Endearing, Girlfriend, Love, New York City, Relationships, Transformation, Underdog


Nominated Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture)