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The Happy Road1957

The Happy Road (1957)





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American in Paris star Gene Kelly returned to the City of Light as both star and director of The Happy Road. Kelly and Barbara Laage play single parents with one child each. Gene and Barbara don't know each other at the outset, but are drawn together when their kids run away from their Swiss boarding school. Kelly and Laage realize that the two children wouldn't be so unhappy with their lot if their parents would marry again. The parents, having fallen in love, oblige. The Happy Road tends to bludgeon its audience with whimsy at time; Gene Kelly, as always, is charming, and less affected than usual.


Gene Kelly
as Mike Andrews
Bobby Clark
as Danny Andrews
Barbara Laage
as Suzanne Duval
Michael Redgrave
as Gen. Medworth
Brigitte Fossey
as Janine Duval
Roger Treville
as Dr. Solaise
Jess Hahn
as Morgan
Maryse Martin
as Mme. Fallere
Roger Saget
as Verbier
Van Doude
as French Motorcycle Officer
Claire Gerard
as Patronne d'Hotel
Colin Mann
as Armbruster
T. Bartlett
as Earl of Boardingham
Jacques Dufilo
as Bicycle Rider
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Critic Reviews for The Happy Road

All Critics (1)

Whimsical comedy that fails to maintain the charm it dishes out.

January 12, 2015 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Happy Road

Plods along to no purpose.

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