It's All Happening (film)
It's All Happening is a 1963 British musical film directed by Don Sharp and starring Tommy Steele, Michael Medwin and Angela Douglas. Produced for $430,000, the film was shot and ready for release in cinemas in only six weeks. Songs: "The Dream Maker," "Maximum Plus," "Day Without You," "Summertime" (Philip Green, Norman Newell). A talent scout for a record company is frustrated by his lack of progress with his career. It is sometimes known under the alternative title The Dream Maker.
|It's All Happening|
Original British quad poster
|Directed by||Don Sharp|
|Produced by||Norman Williams|
|Written by||Leigh Vance|
|Music by||Philip Green|
|Edited by||John Jympson|
|Distributed by||British Lion Film Corporation|
- Tommy Steele - Billy Bowles
- Michael Medwin - Max Catlin
- Angela Douglas - Julie Singleton
- Jean Harvey - Delia
- Bernard Bresslaw - Parsons
- Walter Hudd - J.B. Magdeburg
- John Tate - Julian Singleton
- Janet Henfrey - April
- Richard Goolden - Lord Sweatstone
- Keith Faulkner - Mick
- Edward Cast - Hugh
- Anthony Dawes - Cyril Bong
- TV Guide observed, "a number of England's pop singers and groups of the 1960s are on display in this variety show held together by a slim story line."
- The New York Times noted, "young Mr. Steele, all teeth and yellow hair, gives his all to the role."
- The Radio Times called the film "sentimental hokum...The songs sound as though they were knocked out on a slow afternoon on Denmark Street, London's very own Tin Pan Alley."
- AllMovie called it an "engaging children's musical."
- "It's all Happening (1963) | BFI". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
- "The Dream Maker Review". Movies.tvguide.com. 28 November 2012. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
- Eugene Archer. (23 April 1964). "Movie Review - It's All Happening - The Dream Maker'". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
- "It's All Happening | Film review and movie reviews". Radio Times. 8 April 2013. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
- Tommy Steele. "It's All Happening (1963) - Trailers, Reviews, Synopsis, Showtimes and Cast". AllMovie. Retrieved 24 July 2014.