The Fortunate Fool

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The Fortunate Fool
Directed by Norman Walker
Produced by Jack Eppel
Written by Dion Titheradge
Starring Hugh Wakefield
Joan Wyndham
Jack Raine
Cinematography Alan Lawson
Edited by David Lean
Jack Eppel Productions
Distributed by Associated British Film Distributors
Release date
Running time
73 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Fortunate Fool is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Norman Walker and starring Hugh Wakefield, Joan Wyndham and Jack Raine.[1]

It was made at Ealing Studios as a quota quickie.[2] The film's sets were designed by the art director Wilfred Shingleton.



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  2. ^ Chibnall p.272


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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