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Mr Gallegher and Mr Shean  is a lost 1931 Screen Song featuring Al Shean of the comedy team Gallegher and Shean.
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|title=<center>Mr. Gallegher and Mr. Shean</center>
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|imagecaption=Lobby card for the cartoons.
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|status=<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''</span>
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''Screen Songs'' were animated cartoons produced by the Fleischer company (known for making the ''Betty Boop'' series). They were a continuation of Fleischer's own ''Sound Car-Tunes''. The theater run was very limited (36 theaters), but it was a long run, lasting from 1929 to 1938.
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'''''Mr. Gallegher and Mr. Shean''''' is a lost 1931 installment in this series featuring Al Shean of the comedy duo ''Gallegher and Shean''.<ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=llwnDwAAQBAJ&pg=PA84&lpg=PA84&dq=gallagher+and+shean+screen+songs&source=bl&ots=7EQoQSp2NS&sig=ACfU3U1PaPPGKyBc8IDch7vtvJdfvJJCmQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjr04rNjYDhAhVF2qwKHcP_Byc4ChDoATACegQIChAB#v=onepage&q=gallagher%20and%20shean%20screen%20songs&f=false A page of a book detailing the Fleischer brothers' career, that includes a small mention of the Screen Songs and how Shean was in one of them.] Retrieved 13 Mar '19</ref>
  
 
==Synopsis==
 
==Synopsis==
For this short, Al Shean goes it alone because Gallegher had already died in 1929 .   He sings their famous theme song,"  Mr. Gallegher and Mr Shean," and the bouncing ball allows the audience sing along too.
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During this short, Al Shean is the only star of the show because Gallegher had unfortunately died in 1929. He sung their famous theme song,"  ''Mr. Gallegher and Mr. Shean''", with a bouncing ball allowing the audience to sing along too.
  
==Notes==
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==Availability==
This film is lost and has been for years.  It was thought that Jack Miller, a character actor, had performed the role of Gallegher but, according to a review on l.M.D.B. by a man who claims to own a 35mm print of the film, this is apparently not the case.
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This film is lost and has been for years.  It was rumoured that Jack Miller, a character actor, had performed the role of Gallegher. However, according to a review on IMDb by a man who claims to own a 35mm print of the film, this is not the case.
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screen_Songs
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screen_Songs Wikipedia page for ''Screen Songs''.] Retrieved 13 Mar '19
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallagher_and_Shean Wikipedia page for ''Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean'' (the comedy duo, not the short).] Retrieved 13 Mar '19
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mister_Gallagher_and_Mister_Shean Wikipedia page for the song that the short is based on.] Retrieved 13 Mar '19
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==Reference==
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Https://en.wikipedia .org/wiki/Gallegher_and_Shean
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[[Category:Lost animation]]
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Latest revision as of 13:43, 7 May 2020

Screensongs.jpg

Lobby card for the cartoons.

Status: Lost

Screen Songs were animated cartoons produced by the Fleischer company (known for making the Betty Boop series). They were a continuation of Fleischer's own Sound Car-Tunes. The theater run was very limited (36 theaters), but it was a long run, lasting from 1929 to 1938.

Mr. Gallegher and Mr. Shean is a lost 1931 installment in this series featuring Al Shean of the comedy duo Gallegher and Shean.[1]

Synopsis

During this short, Al Shean is the only star of the show because Gallegher had unfortunately died in 1929. He sung their famous theme song," Mr. Gallegher and Mr. Shean", with a bouncing ball allowing the audience to sing along too.

Availability

This film is lost and has been for years. It was rumoured that Jack Miller, a character actor, had performed the role of Gallegher. However, according to a review on IMDb by a man who claims to own a 35mm print of the film, this is not the case.

External Links

Reference