Cry for Happy (1961)

 |  Comedy, Romance  |  January 1961 (USA)
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U.S. Navy photographic team uses Tokyo geisha house as its home.



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Miiko Taka ...
Michi Kobi ...
Howard St. John ...
Vice Adm. Junius B. Bennett
John McIntosh
Chet Douglas ...
Tsuruko Kobayashi ...
Harriet E. MacGibbon ...
Mrs. Bennett
Robert Kino ...
Mr. Endo
Bob Okazaki ...
Harlan Warde ...
Camille Cameron


U.S. Navy photographic team uses Tokyo geisha house as its home.

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You'll cry for happy, happy, happy when four U.S. sailors take over a geisha house...geisha girls and all !


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January 1961 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La casa de las tres geishas  »

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Cry for Happy
Written by George Duning and Stanley Styne
Performed by Miyoshi Umeki
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22 May 2004 | by (Oklahoma City) – See all my reviews

Not a very good movie. I can't remember when this was last shown on the boob tube. Much of it was filmed on location aboard the USS Los Angeles (CA-135), a heavy cruiser once homeported in Long Beach, California. Many ship's company appeared as extras. If you're a Glenn Ford or Donald O'Connor fan, or simply want to see what a heavy gun cruiser looked like, it might be worth your time. Just don't have any expectations beyond that. There are better WWII Navy movies out there, such as "The Enemy Below," "The Caine Mutiny," and "Onionhead." For some good inside info on the making of "Cry For Happy," ask anybody who was serving aboard the LA when this was filmed.

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