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Happy Land [DVD] [1943]

SKU:22015065
Release Date:11/20/2012
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    Overview

    Synopsis


    The Happy Land
    An Iowa drugstore owner (Don Ameche) becomes embittered when his son is killed in World War II. The druggist believes that the boy's life was cut short before he had an opportunity to truly appreciate his existence. The grieving father is shown the error of his assumption by the ghost of his grandfather (Harry Carey), who through flashbacks details the good things about the son's short term on Earth, and the wonderful life that the druggist himself has enjoyed. Frances Dee plays Don Ameche's wife, while Ann Rutherford portrays his son's girl (who in turn is played in a flashback sequence by former Little Rascal Darla Hood). Happy Land was suitable wartime propaganda, though it doesn't play quite as movingly today. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Don Ameche
      Don Ameche - Lew Marsh
    • Frances Dee
      Frances Dee - Agnes Marsh
    • Harry Carey
      Harry Carey - Gramp
    • Ann Rutherford
      Ann Rutherford - Lenore Prentiss
    • Cara Williams
      Cara Williams - Gretchen Barry




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