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You Gotta Stay Happy (1948)

Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancée, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot Marvin Payne,... See full summary »

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Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancée, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot Marvin Payne, who just wants to sleep. Somehow, she persuades him to take her to California. Her fellow passengers include a chimpanzee, a corpse (in a coffin), an absconding embezzler, and two smoochy newlyweds. Can love be far behind? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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IT HAPPENS up in the Wild Blue Yonder - it gets WILDER as they get FONDER! See more »

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28 October 1948 (USA)  »

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A Conquista da Felicidade  »

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$1,673,000 (estimated)
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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 17, 1949 with James Stewart and Joan Fontaine reprising their film roles. See more »

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Dr. Blucher: It's perfect natural for a girl to have doubts before getting married. In your case, certainly it isn't surprising; after all, you've been engaged six times.
Ralph Tutwiler: [interrupting] Officially; if you want the unofficial total, you'll need an adding machine.
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A comedy that isn't funny.
24 October 2000 | by (Los Angeles, California, USA) – See all my reviews

This is probably James Stewart's worst film. His co-star is Joan Fontaine, who never was adept at doing light comedy, she and Stewart have no chemistry together whatsoever. They get no help by the pale script and the pacing of the film is very slow. A dud.


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