Happy Go Lovely

Happy Go Lovely

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone Cast: David Niven, Vera-Ellen, Cesar Romero

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Overview

The Anglo-American musicomedy Happy Go Lovely is set in Edinburgh, Scotland, during a major film festival. The gathered throngs are aghast when unknown dancer Janet Jones (Vera-Ellen) steps daintily from a limousine owned by a Scottish millionaire. A few miles earlier, the girl had thumbed a ride from the limo driver, but the public doesn't know this, and soon rumors are flying. Before she knows what has happened, Jones has become the festival's main attraction. She is also romanced by B.G. Bruno (David Niven), whom she assumes to be a reporter but who, of course, is the millionaire in disguise. Ostensibly a musical, Happy Go Lovely is limited to two songs, though both are performed con brio by the fabulous Vera-Ellen. The film was produced independently by N. P. Rathvon and released by Rathvon's former studio, RKO Radio. It was shot in black and white but is now reportedly only available in a colorized print.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/24/2012
UPC: 0874757013695
Original Release: 1951
Source: American Pop Classic
Time: 1:35:00
Sales rank: 12,248

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Niven B.G. Bruno
Vera-Ellen Janet Jones
Cesar Romero John Frost
Bobby Howes Charlie
Diane Hart Mae
Gordon Jackson Paul Tracey
Barbara Couper Mme. Amanda
Henry Hewitt Dodds
Gladys Henson Mrs. Urquhart
Hugh Dempster Bates
Sandra Dorne Betty
Joyce Carey Secretary
John Laurie Jonskill
Wylie Watson Stage Doorman
Joan Heal Phyllis Gardiner
Hector Ross Harold
Ambrosine Phillpotts Lady Martin
Molly Urquhart Mme. Amanda's Assistant
Jack Billings Principal Dancer
Kay Kendall Secretary
Douglas Scott Principal Dancer

Technical Credits
H. Bruce Humberstone Director
Bert Bates Editor
Jack Billings Choreography
Pauline Grant Choreography
Val Guest Screenwriter
Marcel Hellman Producer
Erwin Hillier Cinematographer
John Howell Art Director
Louis Levy Musical Direction/Supervision
Arthur Macrae Screenwriter
Mischa Spoliansky Score Composer

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