Wake Up and Dream (film)

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Wake Up and Dream
Wake Up and Dream FilmPoster.jpeg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Lloyd Bacon
Produced by Walter Morosco
Written by Elick Moll (writer)
Robert Nathan (novel)
Music by Cyril J. Mockridge
Cinematography Harry Jackson
Edited by Robert Fritch
Distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox
Release date
December 2, 1946
Running time
92 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $900,000[1]

Wake Up and Dream is a 1946 Technicolor film.[2]

The film stars June Haver[2] and John Payne,[2] was released by 20th Century Fox,[2] was directed by Lloyd Bacon,[2] and written by Elick Moll,[2] based on the novel The Enchanted Voyage by Robert Nathan.[2]

The film features the song "Give Me the Simple Life" with music by Rube Bloom and lyrics by Harry Ruby.[2]


Jeff Cairn enlists in the Navy. He puts younger sister Nella in a cousin's care, but she misses the boarding house where they lived and where old Henry Pecket let her work on his sloop, docked out back.

A waitress, Jeff's sweetheart Jenny, agrees to move into Sara March's boarding house to look after the girl. Sara mistakenly believes Henry is inviting women aboard his boat. Jeff is reported to be missing in action, while the sloop eventually sets out to sea and is caught in a storm.


Actor Role
John Payne Jeff Cairn
June Haver Jenny
Charlotte Greenwood Sara March
Connie Marshall Nella Cairn
John Ireland Howard Williams
Clem Bevans Henry Pecket
Charles Russell Lieutenant Coles
Lee Patrick The Blonde
Charles D. Brown Lieutenant Commander
Irving Bacon Toll Gate Attendant


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