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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
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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)  »

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Die Frau meiner Sehnsucht  »

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Vera Ellen's final film. See more »

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Helene: [French gold-digger] Do you want somezing?
Stanley Smith: You're sitting on it.
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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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A minor 50's musical: in Edinburgh!!
17 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

A minor 50's musical with the unusual backdrop of Edinburgh! Vera-Ellen is the biggest name, if that's any gauge, and she seems to have been cast for the circumference of her cinched waist. Watch her attempting to obey the direction to NOT look in the camera: her eye movements bring to mind Carol Burnett's over-the-top Norah Desmond.

The storyline has a slightly screwball premise so dear to musicals; 'young' Jeannie [Vera-Ellen in her last major role] goes to Europe for a vacation and spends her entire inheritance of $4000; two cads, one a helpful Yankee [Tony Martin, stalwart of lesser musicals and Cyd Charisse's husband] and the other a poor Scottish laird [Robert Flemyng] who believes her to be a million-heiress vie for her affections. An odd jazz-ballet number reminds you it was made in the late 50's. The city of Edinburgh and some stunning gowns co-star. ** out of **** stars


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