Here Comes Happiness (Warner Bros.) (1941)

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Vitograph, ine. SIX-SHEET (Lead Story) ‘Here Comes Happiness’ Jovial Film, Due Friday A film packed with love, laughter and action will greet Strand audiences next Friday when Warner Bros.’ new comedyromance, “Here Comes Happiness”’ starts its local run. Mildred Coles, Edward Norris and Richard Ainley _ have the star Mat 101—15c ring roles Mildred Coles while Russel Hicks and Marjorie Gateson lend their cap able talents to the supporting cast. The film is an hilarious story of money and matrimony that will please all members of the family. Jessica Vance, played by Mildred Coles, doesn’t like her prospective husband, Jelliffe Blaine, played by Richard Ainley. He was chosen for her by her mother, Marjorie Gateson’s role, because of his great social position. Jessica leaves home in a search for real love and happiness, with the secret approval of her father, a millionaire, played by Russel Hicks. She takes a small apartment in the Bronx where she meets Chet Madden, portrayed by Edward Norris, a likeable, hard-working young man whose job is cleaning skyscrapers. He introduces her to his many friends and they have a wonderful time. It isn’t long before they fall in love and this time Jessica knows it is true love. In order to get Chet a safer job she takes $2000 from her father and uses it to supply secret financial backing for Madden’s own business. When Chet hears of this he becomes bitterly jealous because he thinks she is two-timing him with a rich, elderly man. The mirthful scenario was written by Charles Tedford from a story by Harry Sauber. Noel M. Smith directed the new Warner Bros. comedy-romance. (Review) ‘Here Comes Happiness’ Frolicsome Strand Film One of the most sparkling comedy-romances of the season made its initial showing at the Si toda ena G Theatre last night when Wia rn-er Bros.’ new film, “Here Comes HapDP isn.esis 22” started its run. It tells the story of a very rich (eas il UMN a) ove could only Mat 102—15c¢ find love and Edward Norris}, 4 ppiness when she left her own pretentious surroundings. Heading the cast are Mildred Coles, Edward Norris and Richard Ainley with Russel Hicks and Marjorie Gateson in the supporting roles. Miss Coles gives a grand performance as Jessica Vance, who doesn’t care for her hand-picked fiance, played by Richard Ainley. She leaves home and takes a small apartment in the Bronx where she falls in love with Chet Madden, portrayed by Edward Norris. Norris gives a realistic characterization of an ordinary fellow, with simple ambitions and an extreme dislike for insincerity. When he learns that Jessica secretly obtained $2000 from her father in order to get him a safer job, his present one being very dangerous, he becomes angry. Richard Ainley is great as the boy who is thwarted in his plan to cash in on his formidable position in ‘high society’. Director Noel Smith did a wonderful job in blending action, comedy and romance. The new Warner Bros. laugh sensation was adapted to the screen by Charles Tedford from a story by Harry Sauber. Here Come Ads and Exploitation... e Other Posters and Accessories on Back Page (Opening Day) Sparkling Gomedy Has Strand Debut A gay, sparkling comedy with plenty of laughs makes its local debut today when Warner Bros. new film, “Here Comes Happiness” opens at the Strand Theatre. The film starring Mildred Coles, Edward Norris and Richard Ainley, is a mirthful story. Mat 103—15c Edward Norris and Mildred Coles When Jessica Vance, played by Mildred Coles, leaves her rich surroundings because she can’t bear the thought of marrying Jelliffe Blaine, played by Richard Ainley, her mother, played by Marjorie Gateson, becomes frantic. Jessica’s father, portrayed by Russel Hicks, agrees with his daughter’s view of Jeliffe. Jessica meets Chet Madden, played by Edward Norris, an honest, hard-working young man with whom she falls in love. In order to maneuver Chet into a safer job she takes $2000 from her father. When Chet learns of this he immediately believes that she has been unfaithful to _. him and has obtained the money from some wealthy old playboy. Noel Smith directed the new laugh hit and Charles Tedford adapted the Harry Sauber story. EXHIBITORS’ PRESS SHEET Publicity Here Comes the Bride Mat 201—30c It’s the year’s happiest wedding, when Mildred Coles and Edward Norris say “I do” in “Here Comes Happiness,” Warner Bros.’ new comedy-romance which opens at the Strand Theatre on Friday. Laugh Hit At Strand Gaiety, love and laughter will be in order next Friday when the Warner Bros.’ comedy film, “Here Comes Happiness” opens at the Strand Theatre. In keeping with his policy of showing the latest laugh hits, Manager Frank Lewis, has booked ‘Here Comes Happiness” a mirthful comedy of love in the Bronx, starring Mildred Coles, Edward Norris and Richard Ainley. In the supporting roles are popular screen players Russel Hicks and Marjorie Gateson. The film was adapted to the screen by Charles Tedford from a story by Harry Sauber. Noel Smith directed. Fun, Thrills In New Film A warm comedy-romance about a girl who found that an unpretentious life meant a happy one will have its first local showing at the Strand Theatre next Friday when Warner Bros.’ new film, “Here Comes Happiness,” opens. The film stars Mildred Coles, Edward Norris and Richard Ainley. It is a laugh hit of fun, romance and thrills whose story will have a poignant meaning for everyone. ‘Here Comes Happiness” was written for the screen by Charles Tedford from a story by Harry Sauber. Noel Smith directed the season’s happiest film. SYNOPSIS (not for publication) Jessica Vance (Mildred Coles) leaves her rich surroundings to live in the Bronx when she becomes disgusted with her family-picked fiance, Jelliffe Blaine, (Richard Ainley). She meets Chet Madden (Edward Norris) a sand-blaster, with whom she falls in love. She borrows $2000 from her father (Russel Hicks) with which to get Chet a safer job. When he learns this Chet becomes angry and Jessica returns home disillusioned. However her father explains everything to Chet and brings about a reconciliation. Running Time ... 58 minutes THE CAST Jessica Vance Chet Madden Jelliffe Blaine John Vance Emily Vance MILDRED COLES EDWARD NORRIS RICHARD AINLEY Russel Hicks Marjorie Gateson John Ridgely Eddie Acuff Lucia Carroll Helen Lynd Marie Blake Edward Gargan Vera Lewis Joseph Crehan Ann Edmonds Mrs. James Tom Burke Miss Barnes Best Man PRODUCTION Directed by NOEL M. SMITH Sereen Play by Charles Tedford; From a Story by Harry Sauber; Associate Producer, William Jacobs; Director of Photography, James Van Trees, A.S.C.; Art Director, Ted Smith; Dialogue Director, Frank Fox; Film Editor, Harold McLernon; Gowns by Howard Shoup; Sound by Stanley Jones; Makeup Artist, Pere Westmore.