Invitation to Happiness
|Invitation to Happiness|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Wesley Ruggles|
|Produced by||Wesley Ruggles|
|Screenplay by||Claude Binyon|
|Story by||Mark Jerome|
William Collier, Sr.
|Music by||Friedrich Hollaender|
|Edited by||Alma Macrorie|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
Invitation to Happiness is a 1939 American drama film directed by Wesley Ruggles and written by Claude Binyon. The film stars Irene Dunne, Fred MacMurray, Charlie Ruggles, Billy Cook, William Collier, Sr. and Marion Martin. The film was released on June 16, 1939, by Paramount Pictures.
Albert 'King' Cole is a talented heavyweight boxer who has potential to achieve the championship. At least his trainer, Henry 'Pop' Hardy thinks so. Hardy brings in his friend Mr. Wayne to sponsor Cole. Cole meets Mr. Wayne's daughter, Eleanor who is arrogant, but Cole manages to catch Eleanor's attention. Will they overcome their differences and obstacles and be together?
- Irene Dunne as Eleanor Wayne
- Fred MacMurray as Albert 'King' Cole
- Charlie Ruggles as Henry 'Pop' Hardy
- Billy Cook as Albert Cole Jr.
- William Collier, Sr. as Mr. Wayne
- Marion Martin as Lola Snow
- Oscar O'Shea as Divorce Judge
- Burr Caruth as Butler
- Eddie Hogan as The Champ
- "Invitation to Happiness (1939) - Overview". TCM.com. 1939-06-08. Retrieved 2015-03-12.
- Nugent, Frank S. "Invitation-to-Happiness - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2015-03-12.
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