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Let's Be Happy (1957)

 |  Musical  |  26 May 1957 (USA)
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Credited cast:
Jeannie MacLean
Stanley Smith
Robert Flemyng ...
Lord James MacNairn
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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Release Date:

26 May 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Frau meiner Sehnsucht  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Vera Ellen's final film. See more »


Helene: [French gold-digger] Do you want somezing?
Stanley Smith: You're sitting on it.
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Referenced in 'White Christmas': A Look Back with Rosemary Clooney (2000) See more »


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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Watching the movie musical die before your eyes
4 December 2013 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

An independent feature made at the very, very end of the movie musical's golden age, and the desperation shows. Vera-Ellen, looking unhealthily slim and not dancing much, is a Vermont lass who inherits enough money to fly to Edinburgh, where she keeps running into Tony Martin and is wooed by impoverished lord Robert Flemyng. Martin, looking beefy and well past his leading-man prime, sings everywhere--at airport customs, in a Scottish dining car, at Vera's Vermont bungalow--and the songs, by Nicholas Brodzky and Paul Francis Webster, are neatly integrated enough but not what you'd call exciting. Nor is Henry Levin's direction, and even the Edinburgh location shooting looks rather skimpy. Wan storytelling, no-name supporting cast, so-so songs… No wonder it didn't do well.

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