Old Mother Riley (1937)

Genres - Comedy  |   Run Time - 75 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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This is the first entry in what became a long-running British comedy series. It is the story of a wealthy match maker who leaves his vast fortune to his family when he dies. But to get the money, they must follow one condition: they must take in the first person they see selling matches. Soon the family find themselves housing a rambunctious, opinionated Irish washerwoman, Old Mother Riley and her daughter. Mayhem ensues.



fortune [wealth], inheritance, washerwoman