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Mother Machree


Technically, Mother Machree was director [[Performer~P208413~John Ford~johnford]]'s first sound film -- even though the sound was limited to a Fox Movietone musical score and sound-effects track. The story begins in a tiny Irish village at the turn of the century. Having lost her husband to a lightning storm, Ellen McHugh ([[Performer~P5374~Belle Bennett~bellebennett]]) vows to take her son Brian (Phillipe de Lacey) away from Ireland and bring him up in America. Upon her arrival in the States, Ellen is...more