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Three Wise Fools (1946 film)

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Three Wise Fools
Directed byEdward Buzzell
Written byAustin Strong (play)
John McDermott (story and screenplay)
James O'Hanlon (screenplay)
Based onThree Wise Fools
by Austin Strong
Produced byWilliam H. Wright
StarringMargaret O'Brien
Lionel Barrymore
Lewis Stone
Thomas Mitchell
Edward Arnold
CinematographyHarold Rosson
Edited byGene Ruggiero
Theron Warth
Music byBronislau Kaper
Distributed byLoew's Inc.
Release date
  • September 26, 1946 (1946-09-26)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$2,096,000[1]

Three Wise Fools is a 1946 film directed by Edward Buzzell. It is an adaptation of Austin Strong's Broadway play of the same name.


A young Irish orphan girl softens the hearts of three hardened old bachelors who were once unsuccessful suitors of her grandmother many years before.



The film earned $1,633,000 in the US and Canada and $463,000 elsewhere, causing a loss of $66,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
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