Happiness (1924 film)

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Laurette Taylor.jpg
Laurette Taylor in the Broadway production of Happiness (1914)
Directed byKing Vidor
Screenplay byJ. Hartley Manners
Based onHappiness
by J. Hartley Manners
StarringLaurette Taylor
CinematographyChester A. Lyons
Distributed byMetro Pictures
Release date
  • March 10, 1924 (1924-03-10)
Running time
76 minutes ; 8 reels
CountryUnited States

Happiness is a 1924 American silent comedy film directed by King Vidor, and starring stage actress Laurette Taylor in one of her rare film appearances. The film is based on the 1914 Broadway play of the same name written by Taylor's husband J. Hartley Manners.[1][2]

This film is preserved at George Eastman House and Gosfilmofond (Russian State archives) Moscow.[3]



  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: Happiness". Silent Era. Retrieved June 26, 2010.
  2. ^ League, The Broadway. "Happiness – Broadway Show – Play - IBDB". ibdb.com. Retrieved November 10, 2017.
  3. ^ "Happiness". lcweb2.loc.gov. November 10, 2017. Retrieved November 10, 2017.

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