The Best Things In Life Are Free

The Best Things In Life Are Free (1956)


Director Michael Curtiz' 1956 showbiz musical, about the careers of the early-20th-century songwriting trio DeSylva, Brown and Henderson, stars Dan Dailey, Gordon MacRae, Ernest Borgnine, Sheree North, Tommy Noonan, Larry Keating, Murvyn Vye, Jacques D'Amboise and Phyllis Avery.

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  • Gordon MacRae

    as B.G. 'Buddy' De Sylva
  • Dan Dailey

    as Ray Henderson
  • Ernest Borgnine

    as Lew Brown
  • Sheree North

    as Kitty Kane
  • Tommy Noonan

    as Carl Frisbee
  • Larri Thomas

    as Dancer
Art Lyle R. Wheeler Art Direction
Directing Michael Curtiz Director
Sound Leigh Harline Original Music Composer
Art Walter M. Scott Set Decoration
Camera Leon Shamroy Director of Photography
Editing Dorothy Spencer Editor
Costume & Make-Up Charles Le Maire Costume Design
Writing William Bowers Screenplay
Writing Phoebe Ephron Screenplay
Production Henry Ephron Producer
Writing John O'Hara Story
Art Maurice Ransford Art Direction
Directing David Silver Assistant Director
Art Paul S. Fox Set Decoration