|The Happy Ending|
|Directed by||Millard Webb|
|Written by|| Sidney Gilliat |
H. Fowler Mear
|Based on|| The Happy Ending |
by Ian Hay
|Produced by||L'Estrange Fawcett|
|Starring|| George Barraud |
|Edited by||R. E. Dearing|
|Distributed by||Gaumont British Distributors|
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