Joy of Living Poster

Release Date: 1938

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
Falling in love with the voice of Broadway chanteuse Margaret Garret (Irene Dunne), cocksure young tycoon Daniel Brewster (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) decides to rescue the star from her hectic lifestyle of frenzied fans and mooching relatives. When Margaret has her ardent suitor arrested, the judge appoints her as Daniel's probation officer, forcing the duo to spend time together. As Daniel teaches Margaret to let her hair down and enjoy life, she begins to fall for her fun-loving admirer.

Cast: Irene Dunne, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Lucille Ball, Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Eric Blore, Jean Dixon, Warren Hymer

Director: Tay Garnett

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: RKO Pictures

Keywords: Lighthearted, Judge, Sister, Love, New York City, 1930s, Mother, Transformation, Father