The Happy Years (1950)
The Happy Years
Comedy / Romance
Dean Stockwell as John Humperdink 'Dink' Stover
Darryl Hickman as Tough McCarty
Scotty Beckett as Tennessee Shad
Leon Ames as Samuel H. Stover Sr.
Margalo Gillmore as Maude Stover
Leo G. Carroll as The Old Roman
Donn Gift as Big Man aka Hungry Smead
Peter M. Thompson as Samuel 'Sambo' H. Stover Jr.
Jerry Mickelsen as Cheyenne Baxter
Alan Dinehart III as Coffee Colored Angel
David Bair as White Mountain Canary
Danny Mummert as Butsey White
Eddie LeRoy as Polar Beckstein
George Chandler as Johnny
Claudia Barrett as Miss Dolly Travers
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The film centers on a group of stories during 1896, fixated on John Humperkink 'Dink' Stover, a student at the Lawrenceville Prepatory School. His family is from Eastcester, New York whom are not happy with him since he has turned out to be an irresponsible student. He keeps running into problems and none of his classmates are fond of him, for they think he is weak. He soon gets their approval after confronting them. After returning to school from the summer break, he meets a teacher who changes his way of thinking.