Is Everybody Happy? (1943 film)

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Is Everybody Happy?
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Directed by Charles Barton
Written by Monte Brice
Produced by Irving Briskin
Cinematography L. William O'Connell
Edited by James Sweeney
Music by John Leipold
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
  • October 28, 1943 (1943-10-28)
Running time
73 minutes

Is Everybody Happy? is an American black and white musical film released in 1943. [1] The movie was in effect a biopic for Ted Lewis. [2]


The taglines for the film were: "18 of the grand songs made famous by the High-Hatted Tragedian of Song'", "A FAST-STEPPING MUSICAL JAMBOREE!", "GET HAPPY! – Here comes the sweetest show in town!" and "IT'S GAY IN A GREAT BIG WAY!".




Music by Harry Akst
Lyrics by Grant Clarke
Sung by Nan Wynn
Music by Karl Hoschna
Lyrics by Otto Harbach
Music by Jimmy McHugh
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Written by W. C. Handy
Music by Isham Jones
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Music by Jean Schwartz
Lyrics by William Jerome
Music by Turner Layton
Lyrics by Henry Creamer
Music by Gus Edwards
Lyrics by Edward Madden
Music by Bill Munro
Lyrics by Andrew Sterling and Ted Lewis
Music by Joseph E. Howard and Harold Orlob
Lyrics by William M. Hough and Frank R. Adams
Music by John Schonberger
Lyrics by Malvin Schonberger
Music by Percy Wenrich
Lyrics by Edward Madden
Music by Percy Wenrich
Lyrics by Stanley Murphy
Music by Jack Judge
Lyrics by Harry Williams
Music by Lee S. Roberts
Lyrics by J. Will Callahan
Music by Tony Jackson and Egbert Van Alstyne
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Music by Eubie Blake
Lyrics by Noble Sissle

See also


  1. Bradley, Edwin M. (August 25, 2004). The First Hollywood Musicals: A Critical Filmography of 171 Features, 1927 through 1932. McFarland. pp. 62–63. ISBN   978-0-7864-2029-2.
  2. Gabbard, Krin (May 15, 1996). Jammin' at the Margins: Jazz and the American Cinema. University of Chicago Press. p. 76. ISBN   978-0-226-27789-9.