Happy is a 1933 British musical film directed by Frederic Zelnik, starring Stanley Lupino, Dorothy Hyson, Laddie Cliff, and Will Fyffe. The plot concerns a band leader who pretends to be a millionaire in Paris.
|Directed by||Frederic Zelnik|
|Written by||Austin Melford, Stanley Lupino, Frank Launder, Jaques Bachrach, Alfred Halm and Károly Nóti (Adaptation, Dialogue and Scenario)|
|Produced by||Frederic Zelnik|
British International Pictures Ltd.
|Distributed by||Wardour Films Ltd. (UK)|
B.I.P. Export Ltd (Foreign Rights)
- Stanley Lupino as Frank Brown
- Laddie Cliff as George
- Will Fyffe as Simmy
- Dorothy Hyson as Lillian
- Harry Tate as Dupont
- Renee Gadd as Pauline
- Gus McNaughton as Waller
- Jimmy Godden as Brummelberg
- Bertha Belmore as Mrs. Brummelberg
- Hal Gordon as Conjuror
- Norma Varden as Miss Stone, Secretary with Glasses
Happy features the following songs:
- Happy and There's So Much I'm Wanting To Tell You by Stanley Lupino and Noel Gay
- There Was A Poor Musician and Will You Dance Through Life With Me, plus the musical score by Kurt Schwabach, Fred Raymond, Will Meisel, Ralph Stanley, Willy Rosen, Henrik N. Ege and Fred Schwarz.
Hal Erickson gave the picture a generally favourable review in The New York Times, proclaiming it to be Too expensive for a "quota quickie" but not quite costly enough to qualify as an "A" picture, Happy is a shapeless but generally satisfying vehicle for several of England's top music-hall attractions.