The New Pictures, Oct. 4, 1948

The Luck of the Irish (20th Century-Fox) burdens a pleasant little comedy with a forbiddingly sticky title. The movie is just about as sham as most shamrock tales, but, with one exception, it is presented with taste and ingenuity. The exception: sequences taking place in Ireland are smeared with a green tint that displays the world as through a shower curtain.

Like the same studio's Miracle on 34th Street, the new picture is a fantasy in which a pixie (well played by Cecil Kellaway) takes sides in a conflict between two oversimplified sets of...

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