Sweet Rosie O'Grady (1926)

Comedy-drama | 5 October 1926

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The Var review listed the film's title as Rosie O'Grady ... More Less

The Var review listed the film's title as Rosie O'Grady . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
26 Sep 1926.
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MPW
2 Oct 1926.
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New York Times
9 Dec 1926
p. 33.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
Supv
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Suggested by the song "Sweet Rosie O'Grady" by Maude Nugent (1896).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
Rosie O'
Rosie O'Grady
Release Date:
5 October 1926
Premiere Information:
New York trade showing: 17 September 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Columbia Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
22 November 1926
Copyright Number:
LP23366
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,108
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Rosie, an orphan, grows to womanhood under the care of Uncle Ben, a genial pawnbroker, and Brady, an Irish policeman. One day Rosie rescues Victor McQuade, a youth of the fashionable set, from some ruffians, and tends his wounds in the pawnshop. The next day, Victor, in a uniform borrowed from his chauffeur, calls to take Rosie for a ride; at his home she is detained by his sister, Muriel, who is giving a "poverty party." Rosie accidentally gets shoved in among the guests and wins first prize for having the most comical costume. Angry and mortified, she flees from Victor to Uncle Ben, who consents to her going to live with Brady in his comfortable home. Victor, intent on marrying Rosie, abducts her from Brady's home, and when they are stopped by a policeman, they have him perform the marriage ... +


Rosie, an orphan, grows to womanhood under the care of Uncle Ben, a genial pawnbroker, and Brady, an Irish policeman. One day Rosie rescues Victor McQuade, a youth of the fashionable set, from some ruffians, and tends his wounds in the pawnshop. The next day, Victor, in a uniform borrowed from his chauffeur, calls to take Rosie for a ride; at his home she is detained by his sister, Muriel, who is giving a "poverty party." Rosie accidentally gets shoved in among the guests and wins first prize for having the most comical costume. Angry and mortified, she flees from Victor to Uncle Ben, who consents to her going to live with Brady in his comfortable home. Victor, intent on marrying Rosie, abducts her from Brady's home, and when they are stopped by a policeman, they have him perform the marriage ceremony. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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