Mother Machree

Mother Machree is a 1928 silent film, directed by John Ford, based on the 1924 work The Story of Mother Machree by Rida Johnson Young about a poor Irish immigrant in America.wikipedia
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Mother Machree is a 1928 silent film, directed by John Ford, based on the 1924 work The Story of Mother Machree by Rida Johnson Young about a poor Irish immigrant in America.
Ford was one of the pioneer directors of sound films; he shot Fox's first song sung on screen, for his film Mother Machree (1928) of which only four of the original seven reels survive; this film is also notable as the first Ford film to feature the young John Wayne (as an uncredited extra) and he appeared in Ford's next two films.

Neil Hamilton (actor)

Neil Hamilton
Neil Hamilton as Brian McHugh, aka Brian van Studdiford
He starred in John Ford's Mother Machree with Victor McLaglen, and with John Wayne in an early bit role before he was well known, the title of which would coincidentally become sidekick Chief O'Hara's catchphrase in the Batman television show nearly four decades later.

Belle Bennett

Belle Bennett as Mother Machree (Ellen McHugh)
She later appeared in Mother Machree (1928), The Battle of the Sexes (1928), The Iron Mask (1929), Courage (1930), Recaptured Love (1930) and The Big Shot (1931).

Victor McLaglen

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Victor McLaglen as The Giant of Kilkenny (Terence O'Dowd)
He was top billed in Mother Machree (1928), directed by Ford.

Constance Howard

Constance Howard as Edith Cutting
Mother Machree (1928) as Edith Cutting

Silent film

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Mother Machree is a 1928 silent film, directed by John Ford, based on the 1924 work The Story of Mother Machree by Rida Johnson Young about a poor Irish immigrant in America.

Rida Johnson Young

Mother Machree is a 1928 silent film, directed by John Ford, based on the 1924 work The Story of Mother Machree by Rida Johnson Young about a poor Irish immigrant in America.

John Wayne

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John Wayne had a minor role in the film.

Lost film

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Only 4 reels out of 7 of this movie survive, the other 3 are lost.

Robert Parrish

He then appeared in the classic Sunrise (1927); Yale vs. Harvard (1928), another Our Gang short; Mother Machree (1928) and Four Sons (1928) from John Ford; Speedy (1929) with Harold Lloyd; Riley the Cop (1929) for Ford; The Iron Mask (1929) with Douglas Fairbanks; The Divine Lady (1929); The Racketeer (1929); Anna Christie (1930) with Greta Garbo; the anti-war film All Quiet on the Western Front (1930); The Big Trail (1930) with John Wayne; Up the River (1930) for Ford; The Right to Love (1930) with Ruth Chatterton; Charles Chaplin's City Lights (1931);Scandal Sheet (1931); I Take This Woman (1931); Forbidden (1932) for Frank Capra; The Miracle Man (1932); and Scandal for Sale (1932).

March 1928

The John Ford-directed silent film Mother Machree premiered at the Globe Theatre in New York City.