Invitation to Happiness

Invitation to Happiness

Invitation to Happiness is a 1939 American drama film directed by Wesley Ruggles and written by Claude Binyon. The film stars Irene Dunne, Fred MacMurray, Charlie Ruggles, Billy Cook, William Collier, Sr. and Marion Martin. The film was released on June 16, 1939, by Paramount Pictures.


Albert 'King' Cole is a talented heavyweight boxer who has potential to achieve the championship. At least his trainer, Henry 'Pop' Hardy thinks so. Hardy brings in his friend Mr. Wayne to sponsor Cole. Cole meets Mr. Wayne's daughter, Eleanor who is arrogant, but Cole manages to catch Eleanor's attention. Will they overcome their differences and obstacles and be together?

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    director Wesley Ruggles
    editor Alma Macrorie
    genre drama
    keywords heavyweight boxer
    musicBy Friedrich Hollaender
    producer Wesley Ruggles
    productionCompany Paramount Pictures
    publisher Paramount Pictures