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Here Comes Happiness (1941)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 15 March 1941 (USA)
Jessica (Mildred Coles) leaves her upper class home to assume an anonymous working class identity. She meets a blue collar guy... See full synopsis »

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(screen play) (as Charles Tedford), (from a story by)
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Jessica Vance
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Chet Madden
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Jelliffe Blaine
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John Vance
Marjorie Gateson ...
Emily Vance
John Ridgely ...
Jim
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Bill
Lucia Carroll ...
Peg
Helen Lynd ...
Flo
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Clara
Edward Gargan ...
Joe
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Mrs. James
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Tom Burke
Ann Edmonds ...
Miss Barnes
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Best Man (as DeWolf Hopper)
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Jessica (Mildred Coles) leaves her upper class home to assume an anonymous working class identity. She meets a blue collar guy... See full synopsis »

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Comedy | Romance

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Jessica Vance, aka Jessica Jones: Happiness? Who ever finds that?
John Vance: I guess only the prospector who never gives up the search.
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Remake of Happiness Ahead (1934) See more »

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Happiness Ahead
(1934) (uncredited)
Music by Allie Wrubel
Lyrics by Mort Dixon
Played during the opening and end credits
Played as background music often
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A "B" picture for a rainy Sunday to lighten things up
16 March 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A picture from the days when Hollywood ground out pictures just to be sure there were two on the bill. That's right, once upon a time when you went to a movie theatre there were two films, an A and B plus a cartoon, previews, and even sometimes a newsreel or short. An evening out was an evening out. Here Comes Happiness was a B picture but one whose theme is timeless and whose plot resurfaces even today (2004). Poor little rich girl finds happiness with common man thanks to helpful and understanding father who knows his money can't really buy happiness regardless of what his wife thinks.

The picture has no recognizable actors except for Russell Hicks, the father, and Edward Gargan, the chauffer, both veteran character actors of many B movies. You recognize them from having seen them so often but you never know there names.

Why watch? It's still a pleasant hour and frothy fun.


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