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Joy in the Morning (1965)

GP | | Drama, Romance | 5 May 1965 (USA)
In 1927, Carl Brown marries Annie McGairy and goes to college but taking his young wife with him creates difficult challenges for both of them, for their parents back home and for the campus faculty.

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Alex Segal

Writers:

Betty Smith (novel), Sally Benson (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Richard Chamberlain ... Carl Brown
Yvette Mimieux ... Annie Brown née McGairy
Arthur Kennedy ... Patrick Brown
Oskar Homolka ... Stan Pulaski
Donald Davis Donald Davis ... Anthony Byrd
Joan Tetzel ... Beverly Karter
Sidney Blackmer ... Dean James Darwent
Virginia Gregg ... Mrs. Lorgan
Chris Noel ... Mary Ellen Kincaid
Bartlett Robinson ... Prof. Victor Newcole
Ellen Atterbury Ellen Atterbury ... Marriage License Clerk
Harvey Stephens ... Dr. Marson
Ira Barmak Ira Barmak ... Dr. Kirkson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Samuel Fordis Samuel Fordis ... Cantor (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

Carl Brown and Annie McGairy are in love. Their Irish immigrant parents knew each other in the old country - and Carl's parents want better for their son than Annie, who was raised in the slums. When Annie runs away to marry Carl while he's at college, they have many difficulties, including a college Dean that frowns upon married couples, Carl's angry parents, Carl's jealousy, and Annie's own problems with her sexuality. Written by Gary Dickerson <slug@mail.utexas.edu>

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Love is more than a good night kiss!

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

GP | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Joy in the Morning See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When Annie and Carl are showering in the locker room, you can see that Carl is wearing sweatpants when he's supposed to be nude. See more »

Connections

Featured in MGM 40th Anniversary (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Joy in the Morning
Music by Sammy Fain
Words by Paul Francis Webster
Sung by Richard Chamberlain
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True love is pure joy
15 July 2004 | by rprestiaSee all my reviews

This story about young love is timeless. The acting is superb, the story is very touching and the characters are interesting. Happy endings are always sooo good. I love the fact that Carl sees the real Annie. The Annie behind the circumstances and experiences of her life. He sees the beautiful person that she is. Carl is brave and courageous in his love for her. She shows him that she is more than worthy of that love. The love scenes are beautifully done. Richard and Yvette have a strong screen chemistry. The cast of supporting characters are phenomenal. I think this generation should definitely see this movie. It is uplifting, riveting, with excellent values. Definitely in the genre as the more recent "A Walk To Remember".


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