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Little Old New York (1923)

An Irish girl comes to America disguised as a boy to claim a fortune left to her brother who has died.

Director:

Sidney Olcott

Writers:

Rida Johnson Young (play), Luther Reed
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marion Davies ... Patricia O'Day
Stephen Carr ... Patrick O'Day
J.M. Kerrigan ... John O'Day
Harrison Ford ... Larry Delevan
Courtenay Foote ... Robert Fulton
Mahlon Hamilton ... Washington Irving
Norval Keedwell Norval Keedwell ... Fitz Greene Halleck
George Barraud ... Henry Brevoort
Sam Hardy ... Cornelius Vanderbilt
Andrew Dillon Andrew Dillon ... John Jacob Astor
Riley Hatch ... Philip Schuyler
Charles Kennedy Charles Kennedy ... Reilly
Spencer Charters ... Bunny
Harry Watson ... Bully Boy Brewster
Louis Wolheim ... The Hoboken Terror
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An Irish girl comes to America disguised as a boy to claim a fortune left to her brother who has died.

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 1923 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El nueva York de antaño See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,400,000
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Marion Davies appears as a boy in this film except for about 10 minutes in the opening and closing scenes. See more »

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Version of Little Old New York (1940) See more »

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Charming
21 July 2001 | by lmpc219See all my reviews

Another charming and enjoyable Marion Davies film. She plays Patricia/Patrick O'Day from Ireland. Davies is excellent and plays the role with the humor and self awareness that the role calls for considering the material she had to work with.

Harrison Ford also does a good job playing against his feelings towards the character of Davies/Pat O'Day. What makes this film interesting is how they play on the border of same sex love.

It's very well made and directed. Hearst never went half way on any picture of hers and this is no exception.


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