FILM : Let’s Be Happy
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Let’s Be Happy 1957 Vera-Ellen, Tony Martin, Robert Flemyng, Gordon Jackson USA, Edinburgh, Hertfordshire, Paris (France)
Director : Henry Levin   Production Company : Marcel Hellman Productions  Region : SOUTH EAST E-L,SCOTLAND,FRANCE

Jeannie MacLean of Heatherdale, Vermont, decides to take a trip to Scotland after being left a small fortune by her Grandfather.

Screen captures by Ray Edwards

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Let’s Be Happy - Opening shots in this movie, filmed in Technicolour and Cinemascope, are of Heatherdale, Vermont. A very pictureque village somewhere in the USA, I cannot find a Heatherdale in Vermont.
Let’s Be Happy

lebeha001. Opening shots in this movie, filmed in Technicolour and Cinemascope, are of Heatherdale, Vermont. A very pictureque village somewhere in the USA, I cannot find a Heatherdale in Vermont.

Let’s Be Happy - The camera zooms down into the village setting the scene for where the main character, Jeannie MacLean (Vera Ellen) lives. The following scenes of Jeannie's home and yard were all filmed on a Studio set.
Let’s Be Happy

lebeha002. The camera zooms down into the village setting the scene for where the main character, Jeannie MacLean (Vera Ellen) lives. The following scenes of Jeannie's home and yard were all filmed on a Studio set.

Let’s Be Happy - Jeannie decides to take trip to Scotland via Paris. En route via the airports, she briefly bumps into Stanley Smith (Tony Martin). In Paris, France, we see Stanley walking to his hotel. Is that the Arc de Triomphe in the background? If so the street is either Champs Elysees or Grande Armee.
Let’s Be Happy

lebeha003. Jeannie decides to take trip to Scotland via Paris. En route via the airports, she briefly bumps into Stanley Smith (Tony Martin). In Paris, France, we see Stanley walking to his hotel. Is that the Arc de Triomphe in the background? If so the street is either Champs Elysees or Grande Armee.

Let’s Be Happy - Again all indoor scene in France were studio sets. Indicating Jeannie's arriving in Scotland, the camera shows a scenic view of the Castle and Princes Street in Edinburgh, Scotland. We were here with Peter Sellers in Battle of the Sexes.
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lebeha004. Again all indoor scene in France were studio sets. Indicating Jeannie's arriving in Scotland, the camera shows a scenic view of the Castle and Princes Street in Edinburgh, Scotland. We were here with Peter Sellers in Battle of the Sexes.

Let’s Be Happy - The camera pans down to see Jeannie squeezing between the crowds along Princes Street, Edinburgh to watch a march-by of a Scots Military Band.
Let’s Be Happy

lebeha005. The camera pans down to see Jeannie squeezing between the crowds along Princes Street, Edinburgh to watch a march-by of a Scots Military Band.

Let’s Be Happy - Fascinated by the Scots Military Band, Jeannie proceeds to walk alongside them in step. The regiment may well be the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders with pipers in green tunics.
Let’s Be Happy

lebeha006. Fascinated by the Scots Military Band, Jeannie proceeds to walk alongside them in step. The regiment may well be the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders with pipers in green tunics.

Let’s Be Happy - Walking from Princes Street, Jeannie, the one in red, looks to cross the road towards her hotel.
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lebeha007. Walking from Princes Street, Jeannie, the one in red, looks to cross the road towards her hotel.

Let’s Be Happy - Having crossed the road, Jeannie pauses to look at Edinburgh Castle.
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lebeha008. Having crossed the road, Jeannie pauses to look at Edinburgh Castle.

Let’s Be Happy - Jeannie enters The Caledonian Hotel. Included this still more for the historical value of a tram in the background.
Let’s Be Happy

lebeha009. Jeannie enters The Caledonian Hotel. Included this still more for the historical value of a tram in the background.

Let’s Be Happy - Jeannie having made the acquaintance of Lord James McNairn (Robert Flemyng)in the hotel, the next day the pair take a tour of Edinburgh.
Let’s Be Happy

lebeha010. Jeannie having made the acquaintance of Lord James McNairn (Robert Flemyng)in the hotel, the next day the pair take a tour of Edinburgh.

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