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Peg o' My Heart (1933)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 26 May 1933 (USA)
A young woman living in an Irish fishing village inherits her late grandfather's estate, but is forced to spend three years in England training to be a proper lady to collect the fortune.

Director:

Robert Z. Leonard (uncredited)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Marion Davies ... Margaret 'Peg' O'Connell
Onslow Stevens ... Sir Gerald 'Jerry' Markham
J. Farrell MacDonald ... Patrick Shamus 'Pat' O'Connell
Juliette Compton ... Ethel Chichester
Irene Browne ... Mrs. Chichester
Tyrell Davis ... Alaric Chichester (as Tyrrell Davis)
Alan Mowbray ... Capt. Christopher 'Chris' Brent
Doris Lloyd ... Mrs. Grace Brent
Robert Greig ... Jarvis (butler)
Nora Cecil ... Smythe (maid)
Geoffrey Gill Geoffrey Gill ... Terance
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Storyline

Peg and her father live a simple life in an Irish fishing village. One day Sir Gerald arrives at the village to tell Pat that Peg is heir to estate of her grandfather, who hated Pat. The upshot of the will is that she must go to England for 3 years to learn to be a lady and that Pat can never see her again. Pat does not tell Peg about his part of the will and sends her to live with Mrs. Chichester for her education. Peg soon finds that Alaric needs to marry her, but she wants Gerald who is engaged to Ethyl who wants Brent whose wife will not divorce him. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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fishing | england | dog | detective | party | See All (22) »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 May 1933 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fiskertøsen See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$623,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$1,000,000
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The only one of Marion Davies's 16 talkies to incorporate her real-life stutter into the character she was playing. See more »

Quotes

Margaret 'Peg' O'Connell: [after she drives a runaway car into a duck pond] Well I'm glad THAT'S over.
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits are shown over a background of sailboats. See more »

Connections

Version of Peg o' My Heart (1919) See more »

Soundtracks

Sweetheart Darlin'
Music by Herbert Stothart
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Sung by Marion Davies and party guests
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Wonderful Hollywood blarney
19 February 2001 | by psteierSee all my reviews

Marion Davies does surprisingly well as a girl from an Irish fishing village who must abandon her father and become a proper British lady to get a large inheritance. Of course, the accents, music and dance are American stage Irish rather than Irish Irish, but a very clever script and hard work all around pays off. And they forgot to credit 'Mutt' as Marion Davies' dog.

Also made in 1922 by King Vidor.


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