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Happy Go Lovely (1951)

B.G. Bruno, a rich bachelor, the head of a successful greeting-card company in Scotland, is essentially a kind man but respectable to the point of stodginess and extreme stuffiness. An ... See full summary »

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(as Bruce Humberstone)

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(screenplay), (based on a film story by) (as F. Dammann) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

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B.G. Bruno
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Janet Jones
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John Frost
Bobby Howes ...
Charlie
Diane Hart ...
Mae
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Paul Tracy
Barbara Couper ...
Madame Amanda
Henry Hewitt ...
Dodds
Gladys Henson ...
Mrs. Urquhart
Hugh Dempster ...
Bates
Sandra Dorne ...
Betty
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Bruno's Secretary
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Jonskill
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Stage Door Keeper
Joan Heal ...
Phyllis Gardiner
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Storyline

B.G. Bruno, a rich bachelor, the head of a successful greeting-card company in Scotland, is essentially a kind man but respectable to the point of stodginess and extreme stuffiness. An American troupe visiting Edinburgh wants to produce a musical in town but has trouble getting backers. Bruno meets several of the leading ladies of the show; through a misunderstanding he doesn't correct they think that he's a newspaper reporter. He falls in love with one of the women, who reciprocates; he grows more lively and friendly, to the surprise of his employees. After a series of mishaps and comic incidents comes a happy ending: a successful show and true love. Written by Mark. Gooley <gooley@mcn.net>

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RKO's Big Hip-Hop-Happy Musical! See more »


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3 September 1951 (Sweden)  »

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Glücklich und verliebt  »

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| (2005 DVD release)

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(RCA Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The original novel on which this is loosely based was "Und war kusst mich?" by F.D. Andam (1901-1962), who is co-credited here only for a 'film-story idea' under his real name F(riedrich) Dammann. He is best known for the twice-filmed cult classic "Madchen In Uniform". See more »

Quotes

John Frost: [Talking on the phone] I've told you a hundred times, I do not want to speak to the bank! What do I have to do, tell you in Scotch!
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Referenced in Sajan (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Would You - Could You?
Music by Mischa Spoliansky
Lyrics by Jack Fishman
Performed by Vera-Ellen (dubbed by Eve Boswell (uncredited))
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quite charming
28 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

endearing tale........ voted ten against all averages for my age and sex... not all that much comedy (compared to a i almost wet myself movie) although funny enough. not a fan of musicals at all so probably a little too much for me, but they do give you time to grab a drink or soda without missing anything important. maybe a fifties version of when harry met sally? Ahab no not really but if that is in your top ten like it is mine you will like this movie. really it just leaves you with a warm fuzzy feeling, reminding you of what romance could and should be like, something to shoot for. my summary describes it best in very few words..... quite charming


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