Hurrah! I'm a Father

Hurrah! I'm a Father or Hurrah! I'm a Papa (German: Hurra, ich bin Papa) is a 1939 German comedy film directed by Kurt Hoffmann and starring Heinz Rühmann, Albert Florath and Carola Höhn.[1]

Hurrah! I'm a Father
Directed byKurt Hoffmann
Written byThea von Harbou
Music byHans Lang
CinematographyOskar Schnirch
Edited byHelmuth Schönnenbeck
Release date
  • 16 November 1939 (1939-11-16)
Running time
81 minutes

It was shot at the Marienfelde and Tempelhof Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Heinrich Beisenherz and Alfred Bütow.


Peter, a dissolute student, ignores his wealthy farmer father's attempts to get him to reform. However, when he finds a small child left in a room with a note attached explaining that he is the child's father he is forced to become a changed man. He hires a young woman to act as the child's nurse not realizing that she is really the child's mother.



  1. Hake p. 98


  • Hake, Sabine (2001). Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-0-292-73458-6.
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