Happy Is the Bride | 1958 | Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott

Happy Is the Bride | 1958 | Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott

Bubbling remake of Quiet Wedding, in which a couple who are planning to have a relaxing, enjoyable summer wedding find themselves up to their necks in trouble as their families take over the preparations. Everything seems to conspire against the couple as they fight their way to the altar – from the intrusive relatives to policemen eager to arrest the couple for a minor driving offence…

cast
Ian Carmichael as David Chaytor
Janette Scott as Janet Royd
Cecil Parker as Arthur Royd
Terry-Thomas as Policeman
Joyce Grenfell as Aunt Florence
Eric Barker as Vicar
Edith Sharpe as Mildred Royd
Elvi Hale as Petula
Miles Malleson as 1st Magistrate
Athene Seyler as Aunt Harriet
Irene Handl as Madame Edna
John Le Mesurier as Chaytor
Thorley Walters as Jim
Nicholas Parsons as John Royd
Virginia Maskell as Marcia

crew
Director: Roy Boulting
Script: Esther McCracken, Roy Boulting, Jeffrey Dell

UK | 84 minutes | 1958

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