Irish Luck (1939)

Buzzy O’Brien (Frankie Darro) is a bellhop in a hotel where a guest is murdered. He teams up with Jefferson (Mantan Moreland) and wants to protect Kitty Monahan(Sheila Darcy), who he only protects because her name is Kitty Monahan. The police blame Kitty for the murder and Buzzy hides her at his home with his mother (Lillian Elliott). Based on Charles Molyneaux Brown’s story “Death Hops the Bells.

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2 thoughts on “Irish Luck (1939)”

  1. Just watched Irish Luck and enjoyed it very much. However, I think the pix of Mantan Moreland is actually from a Charlie Chan film–isn’t it? I don’t care for vampires or zombies, but I do like the old fashioned Gothic stories of the late 1960′s and ’70′s. I love a good “Whodunnit” w/wo ghostly antagonists! Thank you Kevin. I really appreciate all the time and effort you put into Retrovision. And I love you for it. :)

    1. Caught me. I found the poster. Somehow the combination of Frankie Darro and Mantan Moreland was really charming. I love the scene where Frankie sweet talks the cop, but Mantan hasn’t got it quite right.

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