As Long as They're Happy

As Long as They're Happy is a 1955 British musical comedy film directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Jack Buchanan, Susan Stephen and Diana Dors.[1] It is based on the 1953 play of the same name by Vernon Sylvaine.

As Long as They're Happy
Directed byJ. Lee Thompson
Produced byRaymond Stross
Written byAlan Melville
StarringJack Buchanan
Music byStanley Black
CinematographyGilbert Taylor
Edited byJohn D. Guthridge
Group Films
Distributed byGeneral Film Distributors
Release date
  • 15 March 1955 (1955-03-15)
Running time
74 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


The film is about a US singer named Bobby Denver, who is known as the "Crying Crooner" (a la Johnnie Ray), who stays with a stockbroker's family by mistake when he comes to England. The stockbroker, played by Jack Buchanan, has three very pretty daughters with the youngest Gwen (played by Janette Scott) madly in love with him so much she wants to marry him. Eventually, the stodgy stockbroker deals with his wife and daughter as well as his maid Linda (played by Joan Sims, who keeps fainting every time Bobby sings) being so infatuated.[2]



  1. "As Long As They're Happy(1957)". Yahoo movies. Retrieved 31 May 2012.
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