|Three Cheers for the Irish|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Lloyd Bacon|
|Produced by||Samuel Bischoff|
|Screenplay by||Richard Macaulay|
|Starring|| Priscilla Lane |
Alan Hale, Sr.
|Music by||Adolph Deutsch|
|Edited by||William Holmes|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
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