Joy in the Morning (1965)





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In this drama, set in the late 1920s, a young couple marry against their parents' wishes. After the wedding, the boy's rich father attempts to destroy the marriage by refusing to offer financial support. The groom is forced to become a night watchman and his bride to become a baby-sitter.
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Richard Chamberlain
as Carl Brown
Yvette Mimieux
as Annie McGairy
Arthur Kennedy
as Patrick Brown
Oscar Homolka
as Stan Pulaski
Donald Davis
as Anthony Byrd
Joan Tetzel
as Beverly Karter
Sidney Blackmer
as Dean James Darwent
Virginia Gregg
as Mrs. Lorgan
Chris Noel
as Mary Ellen Kincaid
Bartlett Robinson
as Prof. Victor Newcole
Harvey Stephens
as Dr. Marson
Ira R. Barmak
as Dr. Kirkson
Valerie Szabo
as Joannie Karter (uncredited)
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Charming, if at times a little melodramatic, tale of a young couple trying to make it despite family pressure and other issues. Yvette Mimieux is excellent here, one of the to few chances she got to display her talent. Chamberlain is earnest if a bit bland, he does however sing the title song surprisingly well. A lovely little known gem.

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