On the Sunny Side (1942 film)

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On the Sunny Side
Directed by Harold D. Schuster
Produced by Lou L. Ostrow
Screenplay by George Templeton
Lillie Hayward
Based on Fraternity
1941 short story
by Mary C. McCall Jr.[1]
Starring Roddy McDowall
Jane Darwell
Stanley Clements
Music by Leigh Harline
Cyril J. Mockridge
David Raksin
Cinematography Lucien N. Andriot
Edited by Fred Allen
Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Release date
  • February 13, 1942 (1942-02-13)
Running time
69 minutes
Country United States
Language English

On the Sunny Side is a 1942 drama film, directed by Harold D. Schuster, starring Roddy McDowall, Jane Darwell and Stanley Clements.

Plot summary[edit]

Hugh Aylesworth (Roddy McDowall), is a well-bred English youth who is evacuated to America during the London Blitz. Hugh moves into the home of Mr. and Mrs. Andrews (Don Douglas and Katherine Alexander). The couple's own son Don (Freddie Mercer), feels neglected and considers Hugh a royal pain in the posterior.[2]



  1. ^ ""The Short Short Story", by Mary C. McCall, Jr., Collier's Weekly, February 1, 1941, pp. 24-57". Unz.org. 1941-02-01. Retrieved 2013-09-06.
  2. ^ "On the Sunny Side (1942) - Trailers, Reviews, Synopsis, Showtimes and Cast". AllMovie. Retrieved 2013-09-06.

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