As Long as They're Happy

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As Long as They're Happy
As Long as They're Happy FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by J. Lee Thompson
Starring Jack Buchanan
Group Films
Distributed by General Film Distributors
Release date
  • 15 March 1955 (1955-03-15)
Running time
74 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

As Long as They're Happy is a 1955 British musical comedy film directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Jack Buchanan, Susan Stephen and Diana Dors.[1] It is based on the 1953 play of the same name by Vernon Sylvaine.


The film is about a US singer named Bobby Denver, who is known as the "Crying Crooner" (a la Johnnie Ray), who stays with a stockbroker's family by mistake when he comes to England. The stockbroker, played by Jack Buchanan, has three very pretty daughters with the youngest Gwen (played by Janette Scott) madly in love with him so much she wants to marry him. Eventually, the stodgy stockbroker deals with his wife and daughter as well as his maid Linda (played by Joan Sims, who keeps fainting every time Bobby sings) being so infatuated.[2]


External links[edit]


  1. ^ "As Long As They're Happy(1957)". Yahoo movies. Retrieved 31 May 2012.
  2. ^ "As Long as They're Happy".