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Joy in the Morning (1965)

 |  Drama  |  5 May 1965 (USA)
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Carl Brown and Annie McGairy are in love. Their Irish immigrant parents knew each other in the old country - and Carl's parents want better for their son than Annie, who was raised in the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Carl Brown
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Annie Brown née McGairy
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Patrick Brown
Oskar Homolka ...
Stan Pulaski
Donald Davis ...
Anthony Byrd
Joan Tetzel ...
Beverly Karter
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Dean James Darwent
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Mrs. Lorgan
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Mary Ellen Kincaid
Bartlett Robinson ...
Professor Victor Newcole
Ellen Atterbury ...
Marriage License Clerk
Harvey Stephens ...
Dr. Marson
Ira Barmak ...
Dr. Kirkson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Samuel Fordis ...
Cantor (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

Carl Brown and Annie McGairy are in love. Their Irish immigrant parents knew each other in the old country - and Carl's parents want better for their son than Annie, who was raised in the slums. When Annie runs away to marry Carl while he's at college, they have many difficulties, including a college Dean that frowns upon married couples, Carl's angry parents, Carl's jealousy, and Annie's own problems with her sexuality. Written by Gary Dickerson <slug@mail.utexas.edu>

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Love is more than a good night kiss!

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5 May 1965 (USA)  »

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Alegre amanecer  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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When Annie and Carl are showering in the locker room, you can see that Carl is wearing sweatpants when he's supposed to be nude. See more »

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Joy in the Morning
Music by Sammy Fain
Words by Paul Francis Webster
Sung by Richard Chamberlain
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True love is pure joy
15 July 2004 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

This story about young love is timeless. The acting is superb, the story is very touching and the characters are interesting. Happy endings are always sooo good. I love the fact that Carl sees the real Annie. The Annie behind the circumstances and experiences of her life. He sees the beautiful person that she is. Carl is brave and courageous in his love for her. She shows him that she is more than worthy of that love. The love scenes are beautifully done. Richard and Yvette have a strong screen chemistry. The cast of supporting characters are phenomenal. I think this generation should definitely see this movie. It is uplifting, riveting, with excellent values. Definitely in the genre as the more recent "A Walk To Remember".


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