Let's Be Famous

Let's Be Famous is a 1939 British comedy film directed by Walter Forde and starring Jimmy O'Dea, Betty Driver and Sonnie Hale. It was made by Associated Talking Pictures, with shooting beginning in November 1938.[1] The film's art direction was by the Austrian Oscar Werndorff, in his final production.

Let's Be Famous
Directed byWalter Forde
Produced byMichael Balcon
Written byRoger MacDougall
Allan MacKinnon
StarringJimmy O'Dea
Music byErnest Irving
Jack Beaver
CinematographyGordon Dines
Ronald Neame
Edited byRay Pitt
Distributed byAssociated British
Release date
March 1939
Running time
83 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. Wood p. 98


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