The Happy Ending (1931 film)

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The Happy Ending
Directed by Millard Webb
Produced by L'Estrange Fawcett
Written by Sidney Gilliat
H. Fowler Mear
Starring George Barraud
Daphne Courtney
Alfred Drayton
Cinematography Percy Strong
Edited by R.E. Dearing
Distributed by Gaumont British Distributors
Release date
October 1931
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Happy Ending is a 1931 British drama film directed by Millard Webb and starring George Barraud, Daphne Courtney and Alfred Drayton.[1] Its plot concerns a father who deserted his family some years before returning home only to find his wife has told his children and neighbours that he died as a hero when he abandoned them. A silent version The Happy Ending had been made in 1925 based on the same play.

It was made at Lime Grove Studios.[2] The film's sets were designed by Andrew Mazzei.




  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927–1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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