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Happy land / Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by Kathryn Scola and Julian Josephson ; produced by Kenneth Macgowan ; directed by Irving Pichel.

Scola, Kathryn, (writing.). Josephson, Julian, (writing.). Macgowan, Kenneth, 1888-1963 (production.). Pichel, Irving, 1891-1954 (direction.). La Shelle, Joseph, 1903-1989 (camera.). Basevi, James, (production design.). Spencer, J. Russell, (production design.). Little, Thomas, 1886-1985 (production design.). Rode, Fred J., (production design.). Spencer, Dorothy, 1909-2002 (editing.). Hubert, Rene, 1895-1976 (production design.). Pearce, Guy, (production design.). Sersen, Fred, 1890-1962 (special effects.). Ward, E. Clayton, (sound.). Heman, Roger, (sound.). Mockridge, Cyril J. (Cyril John), 1896-1979 (music.). Newman, Emil, (music.). Ameche, Don, (cast.). Dee, Frances, 1907-2004 (cast.). Carey, Harry, 1878-1947 (cast.). Rutherford, Ann, 1920- (cast.). Williams, Cara, 1925- (cast.). Crane, Richard, 1918-1969 (cast.). Morgan, Harry, 1915- (cast.). Watson, Minor, 1889-1965 (cast.). Moore, Dick, 1925- (cast.). Reynolds, Adeline de Walt, 1862-1961 (cast.). Olsen, Larry, 1939- (cast.). Wickes, Mary, (cast.). Baldwin, Walter, 1887-1977 (cast.). Pringle, Aileen, 1895-1989 (cast.). Moore, Matt, 1888-1960 (cast.). Hood, Darla, 1931-1979 (cast.). Bronson, Lillian, 1902-1995 (cast.). Dilson, John, (cast.). Whipper, Leigh R. (Leigh Rollin), 1877-1975 (cast.). Cooley, Marjorie, (cast.). Kantor, MacKinlay, 1904-1977 Happy land. (Added Author). Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. (Added Author). Director of photography, Joseph La Shelle; art direction, James Basevi, Russell Spencer; set decorations, Thomas Little; associate, Fred J. Rode; film editor, Dorothy Spencer; costumes, Rene Hubert; makeup artist, Guy Pearce; special photographic effects by Fred Sersen; sound, E. Clayton Ward, Roger Heman; music, Cyril J. Mockridge; musical direction, Emil Newman. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library DVD HAPPY (DRAMA) (Text) 39206020807275 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • Publisher: United States : Released through Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp., c1943.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Drama; feature.
"From the novel by MacKinlay Kantor." Novel appeared in serial form in the Saturday evening post, and Reader's digest, according to Variety review, Nov. 10, 1943.
Credits continue ... Ned Dobson, Jr. (Jackie); Jackie Averill (Ted); Joe Bernard (clerk); Housley Stevens (Sam Watson); Elvin Field (Joe); Juanita Quigley (Sally Pierce); Milton Kibbee (Shep Wayne); John Dilson (Charles Clayton); Leigh Whipper (Old Ben); Marjorie Cooley (teacher); Robert Dudley (Old Man Bowers); Pass Le Noir (Dr. Hammond).
Bracketed cast credits were supplied from: Variety review, Nov. 10, 1943.
Playing time on release was 75 min., according to: Film daily yearbook, 1944.
"Approved, MPPDA, certificate no. 9481."
Copyright: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.; 3Dec43; LP12651.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Joseph La Shelle; art direction, James Basevi, Russell Spencer; set decorations, Thomas Little; associate, Fred J. Rode; film editor, Dorothy Spencer; costumes, Rene Hubert; makeup artist, Guy Pearce; special photographic effects by Fred Sersen; sound, E. Clayton Ward, Roger Heman; music, Cyril J. Mockridge; musical direction, Emil Newman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Don Ameche [Lew Marsh]. With Frances Dee [Agnes], Harry Carey [Gramp], Ann Rutherford [Lenore Prentiss]. And Cara Williams [Gretchen Barry], Richard Crane [Rusty], Henry Morgan [Tony Cavrek], Minor Watson [Judge Colvin], Dickie Moore [Peter Orcutt]. [William Weber (Bill Beecher); Oscar O'Shea (Father Case); Adeline De Walt Reynolds (Mrs. Schneider); Roseanne Murray (Velma); James West (Rusty, age 12-16); Larry Olsen (Rusty, age 5); Bernard Thomas (Sam Kendall); Terry Masengale (Arch); Edwin Mills (Bud); James J. Smith (Everett Moore); Mary Wickes (Emmy); Walter Baldwin (Jake Hibbs); Tom Stevenson (Mr. MacMurray); Aileen Pringle (Mrs. Prentiss); Matt Moore (Mr. Prentiss); Darla Hood (Lenore Prentiss, age 12); Richard Abbott (Reverend Wood); Lillian Bronson (Mattie Dyer); Ferris Taylor (mayor); Larry Thompson (Andy); Paul Weigel (Pop Schmidt) ..., cont.
Subject: United States. Navy > Drama.
Digital recordings.
World War, 1939-1945 > Casualties > Drama.
Iowa > Drama.
Genre: Features.

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