A formula wartime musical that never acknowledges that WW II was going on, HAPPY GO LUCKY instead follows the fortunes of Marjory Stuart (Mary Martin). She is a New York City hatcheck girl who has saved her pennies to travel to a Caribbean island in hopes of snaring a rich husband. Marjory
arrives on the same boat as Bubbles (Betty Hutton, who steals the movie), a singer who has come to meet her lover, Wally Case (Eddie Bracken). Wally's best pal is beach comber Pete Hamilton (Dick Powell), and once they learn that Marjory, masquerading as a wealthy type, is not rich at all, the
three conspire to help her land fat cat Alfred Monroe (Rudy Vallee, playing a snobbish ...