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Posts tagged ‘Kitty McShane’

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Kitty McShane

Kitty McShane
Kitty McShane

Kitty McShane was part of the famous British double bill “Old Mother Riley and her daughter Kitty”.   She was born in Dublin 1897.   She was the fourth of seventeen children.   In 1913 she married Arthur Lucan (Old Mother Riley).   They became a popular music hall act.   They began making films together in 1937 with”Old Mother Riley”.   Together they made 13 Mother Riley films together.   Their off-screen fights were legendary.   Kitty McShane did not appear in the final Mother Riley film.   Kitty McShane died in 1964.    Radio recording of Arthur Lucan & Kitty McShane can be heard here.   Very good article on Arthur Lucan & Kitty McShane can be accessed here on the Britmovie website.