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A Lad from Old Ireland


Several atmospheric scenes were lensed in Ireland for this Kalem one-reeler. The hero leaves the Auld Sod for America, taking a steamer trip to New York. Despite his efforts to assimilate, the "lad" remains loyal to his homeland. Even so, he finds romance in the form of an American girl, who may not be a "colleen," but will do anyway. The New York scenes in A Lad From Old Ireland were likewise filmed on location, indicating that more than the usual Kalem budget was expended on this amiable and...more