The Happy Time

  • 1952
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

This fine film version of a stage hit captures the world opening before the eyes of an innocent, beguiling 12-year-old boy, Bibi (Bobby Driscoll), who lives in Ottawa with his warm, fun-loving, largely French-Canadian family. His father, Jacques (Charles Boyer), is a kindly man who sees him through his first romantic crisis. His Scottish-born mother (Marsha...read more

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An impressionable Canadian boy comes of age among a large, eccentric French-Canadian family in early 20th-century Quebec, especially when he is taken under wing by his worldly prodigal older brother.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This fine film version of a stage hit captures the world opening before the eyes of an innocent, beguiling 12-year-old boy, Bibi (Bobby Driscoll), who lives in Ottawa with his warm, fun-loving, largely French-Canadian family. His father, Jacques (Charles B… (more)

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