Walking Happy

Walking Happy

Walking Happy

Book by Roger O. Hirson and Ketti Frings
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Music by James Van Heusen
Based on the play Hobson's Choice by Harold Brighouse

Walking Happy

Walking Happy

Book by Roger O. Hirson and Ketti Frings
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Music by James Van Heusen
Based on the play Hobson's Choice by Harold Brighouse

Overview

Old Hobson is an exasperated, penny-pinching bootmaker with three eligible daughters, but the eldest, Maggie, is his most valuable business asset. Just when it seems life and love have passed her by, the wise and winning Maggie rebels and sets up her own shop, taking her father’s best bootmaker, Will Mossop, along with her. The transformation of this humble chap, as well as Maggie’s blossoming, is a touching, comic delight.

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Harold Brighouse

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Ketti Frings

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Roger O. Hirson

Sammy Cahn

Sammy Cahn (1913-1993) was an American composer and lyricist. His best-known songs were recorded by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Doris Day and many others. Among his most popular numbers is “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!,” co-written with Jule Styne in 1945. He played ...
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James Van Heusen

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