Old Mother Riley at Home

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Old Mother Riley at Home
"Old Mother Riley at Home" (1945).jpg
Directed by Oswald Mitchell
Written by George A. Cooper
Oswald Mitchell
Story byJoan Butler
Ralph Temple
Produced by Louis H. Jackson
Starring Arthur Lucan
Kitty McShane
Freddie Forbes
Cinematography James Wilson
Edited by Douglas Myers
Music by Percival Mackey
Production
company
Distributed byAnglo-American Film Corporation
Release date
24 December 1945 (UK)
Running time
76 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

Old Mother Riley at Home is a 1945 British comedy film directed by Oswald Mitchell and starring Arthur Lucan, Kitty McShane and Freddie Forbes. [1] It is the 11th film in the long-running Old Mother Riley series.

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Plot summary

Mother Riley's daughter Kitty has run off with her new and (so says Mother Riley), "no good" boyfriend. With the aid of Kitty's true love Dan, Mother Riley tracks the runaways and discovers them in a gambling den. [2]

Cast

Critical reception

TV Guide called the film "one of the weaker series entries." [3]

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References

  1. "BFI | Film & TV Database | OLD MOTHER RILEY AT HOME (1945)". Archived from the original on 23 October 2012. Retrieved 23 May 2011.
  2. "Old Mother Riley at Home Review". Archived from the original on 1 March 2014. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  3. "Old Mother Riley at Home Review". Archived from the original on 1 March 2014. Retrieved 25 February 2014.