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Joy in the Morning (1965)

| Drama | 5 May 1965 (USA)
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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Carl Brown
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Annie Brown née McGairy
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Patrick Brown
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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
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Professor Victor Newcole
Ellen Atterbury ...
Marriage License Clerk
Harvey Stephens ...
Dr. Marson
Ira Barmak ...
Dr. Kirkson
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Samuel Fordis ...
Cantor (scenes deleted)
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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 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 »

Soundtracks

Joy in the Morning
Music by Sammy Fain
Words by Paul Francis Webster
Sung by Richard Chamberlain
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Got My Wish!
6 October 1999 | by (Cape Coral, FL) – See all my reviews

I tried to write a review from a long ago memory & a few hours later found that Joy in the Morning would be on TCM at 4:00 am Wed morning. Not only did I record the movie but I was too excited to sleep after waiting so many years to see it again. I watched it at 4:00 am & have already watched it again this morning. If you want to see Richard Chamberlain & Yvette Mimieux at their best, this is the movie to see. The bitter-sweet love story & struggle of two young people starting their life together is beautifully written and if this isn't enough, just hearing Richard sing the title song is enough to make you want to watch it over & over.


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