Old Mother Riley, Headmistress

  • 1945
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

A poor addition to the "Old Mother Riley" stable, this entry has Lucan taking his music hall Irish washerwoman to the screen as a laundry owner who winds up heading a girls' school. When plans for a railroad threaten to bring down the school, Lucan fights a winning battle, and, in the process, manages to get his daughter, McShane, reinstated as the choir...read more

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A poor addition to the "Old Mother Riley" stable, this entry has Lucan taking his music hall Irish washerwoman to the screen as a laundry owner who winds up heading a girls' school. When plans for a railroad threaten to bring down the school, Lucan fights a winning battle, and, in the

process, manages to get his daughter, McShane, reinstated as the choir leader. If you see only one "Old Mother Riley" film in your lifetime, don't make it this one.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A poor addition to the "Old Mother Riley" stable, this entry has Lucan taking his music hall Irish washerwoman to the screen as a laundry owner who winds up heading a girls' school. When plans for a railroad threaten to bring down the school, Lucan fights… (more)

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