Hitchhike to Happiness

Hitchhike to Happiness is a 1945 musical that was nominated at the 18th Academy Awards in the category of Best Musical score. Which Morton Scott was nominated for.[1][2]

Hitchhike to Happiness
Directed byJoseph Santley
Written byJerry Horwin
Manuel Seff
Jack Townley
Produced byDonald H. Brown
StarringAl Pearce
Dale Evans
Stanley Brown
William Frawley
CinematographyJack A. Marta
Edited byFred Allen
Music byMorton Scott
R. Dale Butts (additional music-uncredited)
Joseph Dubin (uncredited)
Walter Scharf (stock music-uncredited)
Marlin Skiles (additional music-uncredited)
Stanley Wilson (uncredited)
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • July 16, 1945 (1945-07-16)
Running time
74 minutes
CountryUnited States


A famous radio singer returns to New York City to reunite with her old friends who are unaware of who she is due to how she uses a stage name. She falls in love with a struggling songwriter as well.



  1. ^ "The 18th Academy Awards (1946) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved March 29, 2014.
  2. ^ "Hitchhike to Happiness awards". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2016. Archived from the original on March 7, 2016. Retrieved March 29, 2014.

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