Abie's Irish Rose is a 1928 early talking film directed by Victor Fleming, based on the play of the same title by Anne Nichols. It tells the story of a Jewish boy, Abie Levy, who falls in love with and secretly marries Rosemary Murphy, an Irish Catholic girl, but lies to his family, saying that she's Jewish. The fathers of both bride and groom are at first religiously bigoted toward the other but with the birth of twin grandchildren their antagonism fades. Only reels 3-6 and 9-12 survive of this film in a silent incomplete copy. There may also be an incomplete copy of reel 8, unverified. All...
|Release date:||April 19, 1928|
|Directed by:||Victor Fleming|
|Producer:||B. P. Schulberg|
|Music by:||Edward Kilenyi, Sr., C. Rybner, John Stepan Zamecnik|
|Screenplay by:||Jules Furthman, Julian Johnson, Herman J. Mankiewicz|
|Adapted from:||Abie's Irish Rose|