On Our Merry Way

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Romance
  • Release year: 1948
  • Running time: 107 min
On Our Merry Way is a 1948 American comedy film produced by Benedict Bogeaus and Burgess Meredith and released by United Artists. At the time of its release, King Vidor and Leslie Fenton were credited with its direction, although the DVD lists John... read more

On Our Merry Way is a 1948 American comedy film produced by Benedict Bogeaus and Burgess Meredith and released by United Artists. At the time of its release, King Vidor and Leslie Fenton were credited with its direction, although the DVD lists John Huston and George Stevens, who assisted with one of the segments, as well. The screenplay by Laurence Stallings and Lou Breslow, based on an original story by Arch Oboler, is similar in style to that of Tales of Manhattan (1942), another anthology film made up of several vignettes linked by a single theme. The picture stars Paulette Goddard, Burgess Meredith, James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Harry James, Dorothy Lamour, Victor Moore and Fred MacMurray. marks the first joint movie appearance of Stewart and Fonda, who play a pair of musicians in their section of the film.

Original Release

02/03/1948

US Release

02/03/1948

Cast

Paulette Goddard Martha Pease
Burgess Meredith Oliver M. Pease
James Stewart Slim
Henry Fonda Lank Solsky / Lank
Dorothy Lamour Gloria Manners
Fred MacMurray Al
Hugh Herbert Eli Hobbs
Henry Hull Dying Man (deleted sequence)
Eduardo Ciannelli Maxim
John Qualen Mr. Atwood (deleted sequence)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Leslie Fenton, King Vidor, John Huston, George Stevens

Writers

Laurence Stallings, Arch Oboler, John O'Hara, Lou Breslow

Cast

Paulette Goddard Martha Pease
Burgess Meredith Oliver M. Pease
James Stewart Slim
Henry Fonda Lank Solsky / Lank
Dorothy Lamour Gloria Manners
Fred MacMurray Al
Hugh Herbert Eli Hobbs
Henry Hull Dying Man (deleted sequence)
Eduardo Ciannelli Maxim
John Qualen Mr. Atwood (deleted sequence)
Dorothy Ford Lola Maxim
Harry James Harry James
William Demarest Floyd
Victor Moore Ashton Carrington
Charles D. Brown Mr. Sadd
Nana Bryant Housekeeper (deleted sequence)
Chester Clute Bank Teller
Bobby Barber Maxim's Mechanic Helper / Onlooker with Harry James
Eddie Borden Movie Set Assistant
Paul E. Burns Mr. Hawks - the Publisher

Producers

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