Hurrah! I'm a Father

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Hurrah! I'm a Father
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Directed by Kurt Hoffmann
Written by Thea von Harbou
Starring Heinz Rühmann
Albert Florath
Walter Schuller
Carola Höhn
Music by Hans Lang
Cinematography Oskar Schnirch
Edited by Helmuth Schönnenbeck
Release date
16 November 1939
Running time
81 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

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 Walter Schuller.[1] 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. Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. University of Texas Press, 2001.

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