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Let's Be Happy (1957)

 -  Musical  -  26 May 1957 (USA)
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Cast

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
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Anthony ...
Monsieur Flor
Jean Cadell ...
Mrs. Cathie
Charles Carson ...
Mr. Ferguson, Lawyer
Carl Duering ...
Customs Inspector
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Tony Rocks 'Em!! Vera Rolls 'Em!!

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26 May 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Frau meiner Sehnsucht  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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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Connections

Referenced in 'White Christmas': A Look Back with Rosemary Clooney (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Not without charm
28 September 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This film wouldn't ever be listed as a major musical, but I found it likable. There are hackneyed elements to the story but it moves along well and good use is made of minor characters. The two stars obviously both have more than a few miles on the clock - Martin has a very lived-in face, and Vera-Ellen could use a botox injection, but they are both agreeable presences. These days (I'd like to think) their age would be acknowledged in a story line which gave them each a second-time around background, but not in those days. The 50's fashions look great on Vera-Ellen and the redhead opposition. The Paris and Edinburgh locations are milked to advantage. I enjoyed the touches of Britishness in the "lord" and the hotel staff. The dances are sometimes slight, but enjoyable. Altogether quite a lot to like, worth sticking with as a pleasant piece of escapism.


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