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Let's Be Happy (1957)

 |  Musical  |  26 May 1957 (USA)
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Credited cast:
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Jeannie MacLean
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Stanley Smith
Robert Flemyng ...
Lord James MacNairn
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Helene
Helen Horton ...
Sadie Whitelaw
Beckett Bould ...
Rev. MacDonald
Alfred Burke ...
French Ticket Clerk
Vernon Greeves ...
First Air France Steward
Richard Molinas ...
Bearded Man
Eugene Deckers ...
Dining Car Attendant
Russell Waters ...
Hotel Reception Clerk
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Michael Anthony ...
Monsieur Flor
Jean Cadell ...
Mrs. Cathie
Charles Carson ...
Mr. Ferguson, Lawyer
Carl Duering ...
Customs Inspector
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26 May 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Frau meiner Sehnsucht  »

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Vera Ellen's final film. See more »

Quotes

Helene: [French gold-digger] Do you want somezing?
Stanley Smith: You're sitting on it.
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Version of Jeannie (1946) See more »

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Let's Be Happy
Written by Nicholas Brodszky and Paul Francis Webster
Performed by 'Tony Martin (I)' and by Vera-Ellen
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19 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I like a lot of the older movies, including B movies and less than stellar musicals. While this one had the Scottish scenery going for it, that's about all as far as I am concerned. Tried to go it, but just couldn't. Too many "ouchies." Vera-Ellen, while good in other things, was a bit painful to watch in this. Same for Tony Martin. The redhead was, to me, hard on the eyes and nerves. The lord character was lackluster.

Surprised at the comments of other reviewers that Cyd Charise should have had the female lead. Good grief. Get some proportion. While Tony Martin was married to Cyd Charise, there is a huge difference in their movie presence and draw. They don't cast parts to be cutesy.

Ms. Charise played and co-starred with major stars in top films. Mr. Martin never did. There's no comparison. This was way too low a production for Ms. Charise. While Mr. Martin enjoyed success as a recording artist, a strong actor, he wasn't. I didn't even care for his singing in this. Forget the acting, on anyone's part.

Definitely give this one a pass - as in pass up. Good performances can override a bad script/plot. That didn't happen here.


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