Hitchhike to Happiness

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Hitchhike to Happiness
Directed by Joseph Santley
Produced by Donald H. Brown
Written by Jerry Horwin
Manuel Seff
Jack Townley
Starring Al Pearce
Dale Evans
Stanley Brown
William Frawley
Music by Morton Scott
R. Dale Butts (additional music-uncredited)
Joseph Dubin (uncredited)
Walter Scharf (stock music-uncredited)
Marlin Skiles (additional music-uncredited)
Stanley Wilson (uncredited)
Cinematography Jack A. Marta
Edited by Fred Allen
Distributed by Republic Pictures
Release date
  • July 16, 1945 (1945-07-16)
Running time
74 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Hitchhike to Happiness is a 1945 musical that was nominated at the 18th Academy Awards in the category of Best Musical score. Which Morton Scott was nominated for.[1][2]


A famous radio singer returns to New York City to reunite with her old friends who are unaware of who she is due to how she uses a stage name. She falls in love with a struggling song writer as well.



  1. ^ "The 18th Academy Awards (1946) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved March 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Hitchike to Happiness awards". NYtimes.com. Retrieved March 29, 2014. 

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