Joy of Living

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Joy of Living is a 1938 film starring Irene Dunne and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. with supporting performances from Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Jean Dixon, Eric Blore and Lucille Ball. It features the hit song "You Couldn't Be Cuter," written by Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields.

Joy of Living is a 1938 film starring Irene Dunne and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. with supporting performances from Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Jean Dixon, Eric Blore and Lucille Ball. It features the hit song "You Couldn't Be Cuter," written by Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields.

Original Release

05/06/1938

US Release

05/06/1938

Cast

Irene Dunne Maggie Garret / Margaret 'Maggie' Garret
Alice Brady Minerva Garret / Minerva Garrett
Guy Kibbee Dennis Garret / Dennis
Jean Dixon Harrison
Eric Blore Potter
Lucille Ball Salina Pine / Salina Garret Pine
Warren Hymer Mike
Frank Milan Bert Pine
Dorothy Steiner Dotsy Pine
Estelle Steiner Betsy Pine
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Tay Garnett

Writers

Dorothy Fields, Herbert Fields, Gene Towne, C. Graham Baker, Allan Scott

Cast

Irene Dunne Maggie Garret / Margaret 'Maggie' Garret
Alice Brady Minerva Garret / Minerva Garrett
Guy Kibbee Dennis Garret / Dennis
Jean Dixon Harrison
Eric Blore Potter
Lucille Ball Salina Pine / Salina Garret Pine
Warren Hymer Mike
Frank Milan Bert Pine
Dorothy Steiner Dotsy Pine
Estelle Steiner Betsy Pine
Phyllis Kennedy Marie
Franklin Pangborn Orchestra Leader
James Burke Mac
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Dan Brewster / Daniel 'Dan' Brewster
Grady Sutton Florist / Florist (Uncredited)
John Qualen Oswego
Spencer Charters Magistrate
Billy Gilbert Cafe Owner
Richard Alexander Angry Man in Revolving Door / Angry Man in Revolving Door (Uncredited)
Stanley Blystone Cop at Dock / Cop at Dock (Uncredited)

Producers

Editors

Jack Hively

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